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Meadow Godrevy 5-04-17

Godrevy meadow textile collage Amanda Richardson Artist

With so much sea in the composition, it needed to have more form and drama. I have introduced breaking waves that take your eye back into the ocean.

waves below meadow 15-03-17

waves below meadow textile collage Amanda Richardson Artist

Although collage usually plays a big part in forming waves in my work, this time I am relying almost entirely on dye-work. I felt it conveyed all the sense of form and motion required for a backdrop to a cliff top meadow.

Camellia leaves 6-03-17

Camellia leaves textile collage Amanda Richardson Artist

Leaves can take as much time and care in their creation as flowers. With these camellia leaves the dyework was the greater part of this. I wanted to convey the curving surfaces of these glossy leaves.

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