Forest Nature Trail Guide, page 6 illustrations and layout with preliminary sketches
FormatSheet 1: Pen and India ink on cream Strathmore board.
Sheet 2: Green colored pencil on cream paper.
Dimensions28.6 cm W x 37.2 cm H (Item)
21 cm W x 33.4 cm H (Platemark or image size)
DescriptionSheet One: Original illustrations and layout for page 6, excluding text, for The Morton Arboretum Forest Nature Trail Guide booklet. Key lines included.
Illustrated stumps with numbers indicate points of interest along trail as seen on trail map.
Tree stump #10: Black Walnut
Identifying characteristics for leaves, seeds, and nuts illustrated to the right.
Tree stump #11: Red Oak Bark
Identifying characteristics for bark and leaves illustrated to the right.
Tree stump #12: H-A-M
Mnemonic device for remembering which common trees bear leaves opposite each other: H = horse-chestnut, A= ash, and M = maple. Identifying characteristics for leaves illustrated to the right labeled "alternate" and "opposite".
Tree stump #13: Who Planted These 4 Trees in a Row?
Generalized illustration of four trees with identifying characteristics for seeds illustrated to the right labeled "oak," "maple," "ash," and "oak".
Sheet Two: Preliminary sketch of green-colored illustrations.