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Cornish Choughs Courting 23-3-15

Walking on the cliffs between Pendeen and Cape Cornwall there were several pairs of choughs soaring in the air as well as this couple courting among the tin mines. Enjoy the video.

Bee orchids and limestone 20-3-2015

Bee orchids and limestone textile collage Amanda Richardson Artist

With the exception of a patch of orange lichen, these bee orchids are part of a restrained palette of greens and greys. This collage is as much about limestone as orchids.

final decisions on a collage 16-3-15

final decisions on a collage

The second wild orchid collage in nearing completion, but to fix the glue last thing in the day is always rash as I shall come to the piece with a fresh eye in the morning and may well make crucial alterations.

Cornwall Crafts Trelowarren 3-2015

Cornwall Crafts Trelowarren

Craftsmanship 2015 exhibition at Trelowarren Gallery brings together the latest work of Cornwall's finest makers.
Open 7 days a week
11.00 am - 4.00 pm until 1st April
10.30 am - 5.00 pm until 14th June
TRELOWARREN GALLERY
Mawgan in Meneage
Helston
Cornwall TR12 6AF
Tel: 01326 221567

Butterfly orchids 6-3-15

Butterfly orchids in art

Butterfly orchids grow among limestone outcrops. Gardening on acid soil, I can relax in the knowledge that my future lies in cultivating orchids in my art not my garden.

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