are succulents, a group of plants with peculiar shape and size and
mostly adopted for desert life. They have a highly specialized anatomy
to enable them to survive prolonged drought. Their bizarre appearance reflects a unique evolution, in which plant form, function and survival are inextricably linked. Here's a globular stem cacti!
• watercolor, black walnut ink on ricepaper
I made the BLACK WALNUT INK used in this piece.
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• 10" x 10" • © Lisa Rivas • "Globoid"
• digital print on ricepaper and mounted on canvas
sphere (a globe) is the optimum shape for a stem succulent as it has the smallest
possible surface area in proportion to volume, keeping water loss to a