Forest Nature Trail Guide, page 11 illustrations and layout with preliminary sketches
FormatSheet 1: Pen and India ink plus green colored pencil on cream Strathmore board.
Sheet 2: Green colored pencil on cream paper.
Dimensions28.8 cm W x 36.8 cm H (Item)
20.8 cm W x 32.4 cm H (Platemark or image size)
DescriptionSheet One: Original illustrations and layout for page 11, 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 #26: Linden or Basswood
Identifying characteristics for leaves, seeds, blossoms, and buds illustrated to the right.
Tree stump #27: Footprints of wild animals
Identifying characteristics for animal footprints in mud or snow illustrated to the right, including "rabbit," "raccoon," "skunk," "fox," "opossum," "squirrel," and "woodcuck" as labeled.
Tree stump #28: What Good are Fallen Leaves?
Illustration of several types of fallen leaves layered on top of each other.
Sheet Two: Preliminary sketch of green-colored illustrations.