Horse Chestnut Buds


Horse Chestnut
Aesculus hippocastanum

1 in stock


Botanical Watercolour Original Painting of Horse Chestnut Buds

Horse Chestnut trees are a familiar sight in the British countryside.  Indeed there aren’t many people who don’t remember collecting conkers at one time or another!  The buds begin to form in the late autumn and are incredibly sticky.  This sticky substance holds everything together and thereby enables the huge buds to develop and expand without popping open.  As far as wildlife is concerned they fulfil many roles.  For example the spikes of flowers provide nectar for many insects some of which feed on the leaves too.  In addition, whilst we as children liked to play with the conkers many animals actually eat them.

Painting Dimensions

Painting size          10.8cm     x 8.2cm       or     4.3”   x 3.2”
Paper size              21cm         x 14.8cm     or     8.3”   x 5.8”

Please note that frames and mounts are for illustration purposes only and are not included.

Botanical Watercolour Original Painting of Horse Chestnut Buds

Share with your Friends

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on email

Packaging & Materials
I have used an excellent quality watercolour paper and the finest of brushes to produce the tiny details which bring this painting to life.

The painting will be carefully wrapped in cellophane and protected with additional packing.  Likewise I aim for my originals to arrive with you in the same condition that they left me.  I use the Royal Mail’s ‘Signed for Next Day’ or ‘International Tracked’ service.

A bit about me!

I love to capture the life within my paintings and also enjoy working with the watercolour medium to create fine detail.  I am continually adding to my portfolio and draw inspiration from amazing photographers and also the stunning North Devon environment.

Do you want to create your own botanical watercolour original painting?  Maybe take a look at becoming a member of my online school.  I feel that I have found my niche and I absolutely love teaching others.  Firstly, I find it extremely rewarding to be able to see the progress my students make.  Secondly I enjoy being able to interact directly with fellow wildlife artists.  Thirdly and most importantly I am able to share my love of the watercolour medium.  So take a look on YouTube or become a member and you will see this painting being created or learn how to paint your own version.