The art of bog botany

Flanders Moss NNR

This is just a preview to give you a hint of the art exhibition that is coming up at Flanders Moss, starting on Saturday 9th June.

Flanders Moss NNR - under the microscope - artwork for leaflet - Hare's tail Cotton Grass May 18 (A2636393)

As part of the Flanders Moss Under the Microscope project pupils from Thornhill primary, Port of Mentieth primary and McLaren High has been creating botanical illustrations of the bog plants of the moss.  And these are just some of the results.

Flanders Moss NNR - under the microscope - artwork for leaflet - Hare's tail Cotton Grass (2) May 18 (A2636395)

What has been especially notable is how this project has drawn in the students and how committed they have been to it. To a pupil they have shown great concentration and application and this is shown by the art that they have produced. So why not come and see the blog plants through their eyes.

Flanders Moss NNR - under the microscope - artwork for leaflet - Sundews May 18 (A2636396)

As part of the Forth Valley Open Studios week please come to Flanders Moss NNR ( venue 36) between 9th and 17th June to see about half of the work, the other half can be viewed at the West Moss side gallery  (venue 37 and 38).

Flanders Moss NNR - under the microscope - artwork for leaflet - cranberry bud May 18 (A2636392)

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1 Response to The art of bog botany

  1. Leo du Feu says:

    Really brilliant David, Thornhill, Port of Mentieth and McLaren! 🙂

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