This little growing thing I noticed on purplesque's Vox page. I was so taken with the attractiveness of both the subject and the photo itself, that I felt compelled to draw it. It was perfect, really. In addition to its undoubted charm and architectural greenery, it had the additional asset of being a plant, and therefore quiet and pretty. Like a young housewife.
Anyway, so while I don't question its growing potential, it would be something too slow to make me blink, or to make my hand tremble as it tried to capture an object audacious enough to move through the living air. This was a most dutiful, and still life.
When my decision was made, I emailed purplesque, and asked her for permission to draw her basil plant. With the grace and nobility I have come to expect from her, she gave me that permission.
So now the drawing is done, and I present it here: