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White Foxglove in Studio

White Foxglove in Studio

White foxgloves are opening in the garden and I have brought this one into the studio to work from. I thought you might this view of it with a backdrop of 'Green Waves Gwenver'

Dunwhich Rose with Spider's Web 4-6-15

Dunwhich Rose with Spider's Web textile collage

Waking to the dawn chorus on summer mornings I often put in crazy hours. That was particularly so during Open Studios as it was easier to work before I started welcoming visitors. At that hour cobwebs are still damp with dew and this one, caught between rose buds particularly delighted me. I hope you like the textile square that has resulted. http://amandarichardsonartist.com/…/dunwich-rose-spiders-web

A studio window in summer 3-6-15

A studio window in summer

Clearly I should have pruned my climbers more vigorously last winter as the view from the studio is gradually vanishing. Thank goodness for the skylights.

Whistling Jacks 2-15

Whistling Jacks textile collage Amanda Richardson Artist

Having decided to continue working on my collages during Open Studios Cornwall, I chose the Whistling Jacks that are flowering just outside my studio. A slug had nibbled through a stem, selecting my flowers for me.

Cow plaque with roses around 26-5-15

Cow Plaque with roses around

Even the cow plaque is adorned with flowers to welcome visitors to the studio. Originally a watermill, my house became a milk factory in 1890 when this wonderful terracotta cow was installed.

Squacco Art for Cornwall Open Studios 25-5-15

Squacco Art for Cornwall Open Studios 2015

Although it was a challenge to finish my Squacco Art in time for Open Studios, here it is. I shall be taking a couple of days off but open again from 11-5 Thursday 28th -Sunday 31st. For those who cannot come to see my Squacco collage in person it can be found on my website at http://amandarichardsonartist.com/…/squacco-heron-cornish-p…
Amanda Richardson Artist's photo.

The Road to Bottoms 22-5-15

The road to Bottoms is lined with flowers, so I hope lots of people will follow the signs for Open Studios and find my studio in its quiet valley. There is so much to see.

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