Alphabet Art Print for the Woodland Nursery

April 09, 2017

Alphabet Art Print for the Woodland Nursery

Here is one of my illustrated alphabets, which I drew in 2016 and never got around to writing about! This is my woodland alphabet, featuring animals and plants that live in forests. Drawn in my whimsical ink and watercolor style.
woodland nursery alphabet art print
Lots of animals included in this alphabet: moose, bear, fox, porcupine, squirrel, turtles, salamander, newt, and toad (I especially enjoyed drawing all the amphibians!). As an avid birdwatcher I, of course, drew a lot of birds as well: great horned owl, green heron, wood duck, white-breasted nuthatch, yellow-rumped warbler, chickadee, and belted kingfisher.
The plants include moss, oak leaf and acorns, wild violet, and one of my favorites: jack in the pulpit.

Choosing words for the alphabet is always one of my favorite parts about the process. Certain letters and the end of the alphabet requires a little creativity. X is often a challenge - this one ending up being a deer X-ing sign.
It's also fun to figure out how to fit all the desired subjects into the alphabet. The moose's Antlers were used for A since I wanted to use Moss for M. The nuthatch and it's distinctive behavior of hanging Upside down was used for U.

woodland alphabet art print
The alphabet is drawn and hand lettered in ink and colored with watercolor. This print would fit right into a woodland themed nursery or make a fun addition to the young explorer's room!

Prints available in several sizes: 8x10, 11x14, and 13x19 inches.
You can find prints in my shop here: Woodland alphabet art print



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