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2018, colored pencils, graphite pencils and pastels. A detail of Mayapples depicted from just forming to having grown into ripe fruits with browning foliage. The fruits are relished by turtles. A top of a turtle's shell and head are subtly delineated along the bottom edge. Moving beyond simply recording nature or creating an interesting composition, illustrating stages of a plant's growth can educate a viewer about the plant attributes.