The emergence of overwintering butterflies to bask in warming sunshine is one of my favourite signs of Spring. You can see it on the cliff above Nanjizal in the video.
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.
Vetch is a companion plant to the wild orchids of Monte Sacro.
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The first wild orchid collage is taking shape; the orchids emerging from limestone crevices.
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.
'Trout Stream in Spring with Honey Bee' 24 inches x 18 inches. The full title and a special request.
'Trout Stream in Spring', the first fresh water fish in my textile collages. An interesting exercise in suggestion.
The commission 'Queen Anne's Lace with Milkweed' is finished, approved and ready to ship.