Botanical artist Mark Isaac-Williams, 81, does some sketching at his Green Fingers, Artist’s Hands exhibition at Kadoorie Farm and Botanical Garden in Tai Po. He first worked there as a horticulturist in 1979, and was artist-in-residence until last year. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Botanical artist Mark Isaac-Williams, 81, does some sketching at his Green Fingers, Artist’s Hands exhibition at Kadoorie Farm and Botanical Garden in Tai Po. He first worked there as a horticulturist in 1979, and was artist-in-residence until last year. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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Orchid paintings and drawings on show in Hong Kong show botanical artist’s eye for the small details

  • After retiring as a horticulturalist, Mark Isaac-Williams, 81, became artist-in-residence at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden from 2012 to 2020
  • His exhibition there, featuring different orchid species, include some painted in watercolours and others drawn with coloured pencils

Botanical artist Mark Isaac-Williams, 81, does some sketching at his Green Fingers, Artist’s Hands exhibition at Kadoorie Farm and Botanical Garden in Tai Po. He first worked there as a horticulturist in 1979, and was artist-in-residence until last year. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Botanical artist Mark Isaac-Williams, 81, does some sketching at his Green Fingers, Artist’s Hands exhibition at Kadoorie Farm and Botanical Garden in Tai Po. He first worked there as a horticulturist in 1979, and was artist-in-residence until last year. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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