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White Spider Chrysanthemum 13-7-18

White Spider Chrysanthemum for textile collage Amanda Richardson Artist

Finding this Spider Chrysanthemum irresistible, I have brought it into the studio and begun the cool white flowers. I seem to be moving into a white flower phase.

Foxgloves Porthcurno 22-06-18

Foxgloves Porthcurno textile collage Amanda Richardson Artist

An update on the Foxglove series. These are growing on the cliffs above Porthcurno, with that extraordinary turquoise sea below and a golden hue to the granite cliffs.

Bee Companions 11-6-18

Bees are my companions among the mass of flowers in the garden and the honey bees have also taken up residence in my house as you can see in the video.

Foxgloves 31-05-18

Foxgloves textile collage Amanda Richardson Artist

Foxgloves are flowering on the coast, in the hedgerows and in my garden. My foxglove ambitions are growing and so is the collection of spires on my worktable.

Unfurling Fern 18-05-18

The final piece of art is in place for Cornwall Open Studios 2018, which begins tomorrow. Those who visit my studio can experience unfurling ferns in art and life. I shall be open 11-5 Saturday 19th to Monday 21st and Thursday 25th to Monday 28th. Cornwall is glorious with wild flowers and bathed in sunshine so there has never been a more perfect moment to visit. For more details of this textile collage http://amandarichardsonartist.com/content/unfurling-fern-riverbank

sorting the studio 18-05-18

sorting the studio

Some people might sort the studio before hanging the art, but I go for reward first. Now I have the big sort.

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