Beatrix Potter( 1866-1943) was a badass botanist, botanical illustrator and devoted historian.
Unlike her Peter Rabbit dolls, Beatrix Potter’s head wasn’t stuffed with cotton wool.
Her creative life is a garden of inspiration for artists and writers.
This video will give you some lesser known history of Potter’s life along with 6 bonus tips for artists and writers based on her geek-fabulous work habits.
Featured quotes in this video come from an interview with horticulturist and author Marta McDowell who wrote a wonderful book on Potter entitled, Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life. http://amzn.to/2zmvY0o.
Photo Credit for header: Personae; Portrait of Evelyn Collazo. Photo by Carlos David. Copyright 2016. Used with permission of the artist. Director de Aarte Elliot Ortiz. Curador Miguel Rivera.Lead Makeup Engilina Wibowo. Lead Hairstylist Jason Linkow.