Boletus Edulis Close Up
A large, wild, edible (and delicious) mushroom (boletus edulis or a relative) surrounded in moss, graces the page of re-purposed paper from an outdated, aging, yellowing and falling apart book. The paper proves ideal for a warm, natural appearance that compliments natural subjects, although it is tricky to work on. The original has deckled/torn edges, and would look good either floated or matted and framed. I have painted near the center of the full sized book page, so if you have the original, you can decide how much to show in the frame. This is part of a series of up-cycled art I am developing using old books and sheet music no longer in use. Boletus Edulis Close Up is a more closely cropped version of the painting Boletus Edulis, offering another framing possibility.
Boletus edulis, commonly known as penny bun, porcino or cep, is a basidiomycete fungus, and the type species of the genus Boletus...