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Wild orchids 25-2-15

wild orchids textile collage Amanda Richardson Artist

Having visited the Gargano Peninsula in Italy last year I became very excited about the extraordinary array of wild orchids on hillsides strewn with limestone. I now plan series of textile collages exploring the subject.

Milkweed 16-2-15

Milkweed textile collage Amanda Richardson Artist

Milkweed's particular charm is that it is fascinating from the earliest buds to the full blown flowers. I particularly like the changes in colour.

Video Green Waves Gwenver 13-2-15

Video Green Waves Gwenver

There is a particular elegance to the waves that curve into Whitesands Bay. They seem to weave together in a stately dance. In this textile collage I describe the interacting forms in hand-dyed, light reflective fabrics that shift and change like the sea.


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