ToreyWahlstrom

Botanical Illustration and Wildlife Art in Watercolor

North Carolina, United States · 106 Sales

ToreyWahlstrom

Botanical Illustration and Wildlife Art in Watercolor

North Carolina, United States 106 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(34)
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Announcement   Welcome to my shop! My watercolor botanical illustrations and wildlife art are available as originals, prints and notecards of all sizes. I have a special interest in native plants and threatened or endangered species.
Visit www.toreywahlstrom.com for more.

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Last updated on Jun 7, 2016

Welcome to my shop! My watercolor botanical illustrations and wildlife art are available as originals, prints and notecards of all sizes. I have a special interest in native plants and threatened or endangered species.
Visit www.toreywahlstrom.com for more.

torey

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5 out of 5 stars
(34)
Charissa Kerr

Charissa Kerr on Jul 1, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I am very pleased with the prints I received. They are very high quality and so beautiful. I also love the card as well. Thanks again!

Darienne Hetherman

Darienne Hetherman on Jun 7, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Such a lovely botanical print. The California poppy and European cornflower together remind me of my duty, as a gardener, to give equal if not more space to the beleaguered indigenous species of California.

Joy

Joy on Feb 13, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

they are so lovely - many thanks

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Updates

Getting ready for the spring garden!

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New special edition stationary set for Mother's Day!

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Just got in some beautiful creamy cotton paper and printing a brand new "Rare Plant Collection" of note cards

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About

Wildlife in Watercolor

As a small child I taught myself to draw animals and loved making things with my hands. My grandmother lived near the Metropolitan Museum of Art and I remember the excitement of viewing paintings there.

I never formally went to art school, and spent spent years traveling the world and wandering through many unfulfilling jobs. A turning point was a trip to India where I studied yoga and meditation and spent hours drawing the local plants in pen and ink. Over the years, I've learned many techniques, but I try to forget them all when I’m painting. I prefer to work from live subjects. My process is a bit unforgiving and requires quickness and lightness.

Now I live in the countryside with a pond, a meadow, a forest, chickens, ducks, a husband and a few cats. As I learn more about endangered plants and animals, I’m interested in highlighting fragile species that may not last beyond my lifetime. I have certificates in Native Plant Studies and Botanical Illustration from the North Carolina Botanical Garden.

For my cards and prints I use the most eco conscious materials I can find, like recycled papers and plant based cellophane sleeves from American sources. I also donate 10% of profits to charities that protect wild animals and the environment.

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  • Torey Wahlstrom

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    I’m a wildlife artist, painting and drawing native plants, animals, insects, sea life, using watercolor and ink on paper.

Shop policies

Last updated on June 22, 2016
Welcome to my little shop! I'll do my best to make your time shopping here fun and easy. I'd love to work with you on a custom order.

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
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I accept all of Etsy's standard pay options.
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It generally takes me a day or two to print and process an order.
Refunds and Exchanges
All items are fully guaranteed - your happiness is very important to me :)

I work carefully to match final prints to the color and detail of the originals. However, the colors on your digital screen will vary slightly from how a print looks on paper. If an item is not quite what you expected, send it back for a full refund. Or contact me if you would like to exchange it for a different item.
Additional policies and FAQs
CUSTOM ORDERS:

ORIGINAL ARTWORK - custom illustration available

LICENSING - Many images may be available for licensed use - contact me for details.

I would love to work on your special project! Contact me for samples and price estimates.