Illustrations from “The Hermetic Touchstone” (Der Hermetische Probierstein) written in 1647 by Oswald Croll. http://41.media.tumblr.com/0853c6cf57b5403bc521229baaaeaf4d/tumblr_nuznjsuFj81rzppaco1_500.jpg
This is an open edition print of one of my watercolor illustrations. Printed on 260g acid free Epson Velvet Fine Art Paper using an Epson R2000
Today I bring you a botanical illustration inspired art about mandrakes. I really like special plants which connected with interesting superstitions and beliefs. According to the legend, when the mandrake root is dug up it screams and kills all who hear it.