Long ago I gave up pretensions to a lawn and now, while I wait for the foliage of spring bulbs to die down, the dandelions run riot. Happy Goldfinches who come to dine.
Flower stems of Viper's Bugloss. The Bugloss is back-lit by a setting sun, hence the warm tones in the stems.
Two days dyeing fabric for my new collage of fields of Viper's Bugloss at Boscregan Farm on the coast of Cornwall on a summer's evening. A welcome focus on warmth and colour.
Daffodils are bursting into bloom in my meadow and here is an evocation of my orchard early in the morning. For more details http://amandarichardsonartist.com/content/spring-meadow-daffodils-and-fr...
Mahonia in yellow jug. Just treated myself to this jug and am entirely in love with it. Mahonia seemed the perfect flower, echoing the chartreuse of the glaze.
At 24 x 20cm this is a tiny painting for me. The smaller I get the slower the painting.
The kantha shawl comes from my trip to India three years ago, the rowan berries from a tree grown from a berry. I love associations of objects with memories, and this series of still life paintings will be loaded.