Amicus Botanicus

Jeanne Debons

Plants and flowers are natures pleasures. Really seeing them, as you must to paint, is a gift that is wonderful to share.

Western Hemlock by Jeanne Debons

Jeanne has degrees in Biology and Botany from the College of Environmental Science and Forestry in New York and then at Oregon State University. She received a diploma in Botanical Illustration from the English Gardening School in 2005.

Her work has been shown in local, national and international exhibitions. It has appeared in and on the covers of books and magazines.

Painting and teaching botanical illustration in Central Oregon she developed and patented the Tracing Frame to help students get started.

Sequoiadendron giganteum ‘Sequoia cone and seeds’ by Jeanne Debons