Quito, Ecuador: ‘Óstende Conversationum Taum’.


Quito mural left view

Quito detail


The title in Latin and very probably a little incorrect means: Show Your Workings. This mural was drawing in soft pencil first and on closer inspection these first-draft lines and drawing calculations can be seen. Worked from source material of antiquity, showing appreciation for the draftspeople of the beautiful botanical works on paper.