Ink and acrylic on paper, framed
3-3/4”h x 2-3/4”w
For these works, Katie starts with the frame and develops a concept second. Katie has a series of these sweet, miniature vegetable portraits that refer to botanical illustration. Most carrots were originally deep purple, almost black, with red and white varieties occasionally popping up. In fact, purple carrots were the dominating carrot variety until the 17th century when Dutch farmers developed the modern day orange carrot by crossing various cultivated and wild carrots.