74: Botanical Art and The Perpetual Journal with Lara Call Gastinger

Mike reflects on some recent live draws, discusses reference photos, and is ready for acrylics. Mike is then joined by Lara Call Gastinger to talk about her journey from nature to science and art. She talks about her award-winning botanical work as well as her interactions with her followers via Patreon and live draw events. She covers her process and speaks to some of her recent work. She also talks about how she developed The Perpetual Journal and why everyone should try it. Her homework will leave you wanting more. 

YouTube (Mike Hendley Fine Art)



Claire Walker Leslie

Roger Tory Peterson

Piedmont Region of Virginia




Bee balm

Fabriano Artistico Hot Press


Winsor Newton

Daniel Smith

Pigma Micron

Winsor Newton series 7 brush

Patreon (Lara Call Gastinger)

Perpetual Journal

Lindsey Mears handmade books

Lara Call Gastinger Pandemic Print


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Website laracallgastinger.com

Perpetual Journal


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