The main trunk of this sub-tropical plant looks it's been written on.
Where the forearm sized leaf-stems fall off the main trunk, there's a remaining imprint pattern of giant cells with delicate double circles and spirals.
This acrylic ink painting is born of that botanical pattern.
The plant is a Philodendron Selloum and there's a huge old specimen in a garden I visit regularly.
The plant is robust with giant deeply lobed leaves, but the imprinted main trunk pattern has a finer filigree quality that the fluid acrylic inks are a match for.
This work on canvas is 300 mm wide and 610 mm high and is varnished an ready to hang.