Convallaria majalis – Lily of the Valley, emerging shoots, 2021

I have always looked forward to seeing the spiralling forms of the paired leaves of this plant, as they emerge and unfold each spring. I’ve always thought this would be the ideal time in the season to illustrate them. This year (2021) I finally had the chance. Colour pencil on drafting film, 13.5″ x 10.5″. ©Kathryn Chorney