(on Arches Hot Press Watercolor paper - 140 lb)
Garlic is a species in the onion family. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, and chive. Garlic is widely used around the world for its pungent flavor as a seasoning or condiment.
The garlic plant's bulb is the most commonly used part of the plant. Garlic cloves are used for consumption (raw or cooked) or for medicinal purposes. They have a characteristic pungent, spicy flavor that mellows an ssweetens considerably with cooking. Some human studies found garlic supplementation to produce small reductions in blood cholesterol.
(I painted this as part of a tutorial with Anna Mason from Watercolours With WOW).