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mountain stream 5-12-17

mountain stream textile collage

A boulder strewn stream leading down from the mountains is to be the setting for meconopsis and rhododendrons.

mountains 1-12-17

mountains in disperse dyes

Moody mountains were the backdrop to all our travels in the Eastern Himalayas this summer. This challenging dye-work reflects the experience. You can see the mirror image on the paper on which I painted the dyes before heat transferring them to polyester satin.

Rhododendrons and Meconopsis 27-11-17

Rhododendrons and Meconopsis textile collage

Mauve dwarf rhododendrons will accompany the meconopsis in my new collage. I came to think of them as the Himalayan equivalent of our heather, carpeting whole mountainsides.

Tiger Lilies 7-11-17

Tiger lilies textile collage Amanda Richardson Artist

Tiger lilies are to the be the focus for the last of my current series of hummingbird collages. I saw them growing with scarlet paintbrush in Mount Rainier National Park last year. That was a dynamic colour combination.

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