Drawing Flowers With Colored Pencils: 5 Simple Steps
Whether they are in your home or on a Pinterest board, flowers brighten our lives. It’s only natural that you’d want to translate that beauty on to paper, and colored pencils are a fantastic way to do so because of their vibrant hues. Follow along this five-step tutorial to draw your own blooming botanical illustration.
A classic Criptical one: The Voynich Manuscript. In 2009, University of Arizona researchers performed C14 dating on the manuscript's vellum, which they assert (with 95% confidence) was made between 1404 and 1438. In addition, the McCrone Research Institute in Chicago found that the paints in the manuscript were of materials to be expected from that period of European history. More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voynich_manuscript
The man eating plant of Madagascar- Madagascan cryptid: an eight feet tall plant that is capable of eating dogs, pigs, lemurs, and humans. It was described in great detail by a researcher that allegedly went there to document the plant and the natives that knew it. He reported that the natives gave monthly sacrifices to it. Although there is thought that one might actually exist, the researchers name has no back story, and the people he claimed to have documented do not exist.
Aspidistra elatior. Non toxic to pets and people. Supposed to be extremely easy-care plants that like low-light. Also come in pretty speckled varieties that might have a different scientific name. I don't know. Internet research is unreliable sometimes.