ToreyWahlstrom

Botanical Illustration and Wildlife Art in Watercolor

Chapel Hill, North Carolina | 200 Sales

ToreyWahlstrom

Botanical Illustration and Wildlife Art in Watercolor

Chapel Hill, North Carolina 200 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars (47)

Announcement   Authentic Botanical Illustration and wildlife watercolors. Domestic shipping is FREE. All items are sustainably packaged. Prints and note cards are printed on U.S. made, earth friendly cotton paper.

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Last updated on Nov 19, 2018

Authentic Botanical Illustration and wildlife watercolors. Domestic shipping is FREE. All items are sustainably packaged. Prints and note cards are printed on U.S. made, earth friendly cotton paper.

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New special edition stationary set for Mother's Day!
Just got in some beautiful creamy cotton paper and printing a brand new "Rare Plant Collection" of note cards

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

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    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 September 13, 2017
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 and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
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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.
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I accept all of Etsy's standard pay options.
Shipping
It generally takes me a day or two to print and process an order.
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.