Beatrix Potter’s Life Remains a Garden of Inspiration for Artists and Writers
By Thea Fiore-Bloom, PhD
Did you know Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) was a brilliant scientist?
She also was a first-rate botanical illustrator.
I admire Potter because she was a devoted historian with a blistering work ethic.
Beatrix’s habit of basing her illustrations on extensive research, is something all artists and writers may benefit from emulating.
Actually, Potter’s creative life is still a garden of inspiration for artists and writers.
This video post will give you some lesser known history of Potter’s life.
You’ll also get 6 bonus tips for artists and writers based on Beatrix Potter’s geek-fabulous work habits.
Information in this video comes directly from my interview with author Marta McDowell.
McDowell wrote a wonderful book on Potter entitled, Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life.
So watch this 2 minute video if:
You love Beatrix Potter’s books.
You’re a fan of Beatrix Potter’s art.
Or you want to improve your art or writing practice using Potter’s unique techniques.