Illustrator, author and publisher Leanne Shapton stumbled upon a tree catalogue published by the Canadian Forestry Branch in 1917. Seeing the beauty in these straightforward landscape pictures, she translated them into her own The Native Trees of Canada. Here, a few paintings from the book.

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  • Lolated

    Wow, Not interesting….I hope your vision for your new line does not come from this!!!

    Sincerely.
    Barbara Burch

  • Kellylurose

    I like the color combinations. I think it's inspiring. It's so imperfect and free.