Claret Sunflower with Stipa Gigantea

Claret Sunflower with Stipa Gigantea, Cornwall, textile art, Amanda Richardson
I set myself the challenge of creating a dynamic composition of a sunflower in a horizontal format when I always think of them as so vertical and upstanding. The shimmering gold of flowering Stipa gigantea accentuates the sense of movement within the textile collage. By using highly reflective hand-dyed satin I have created a sense of shifting light within the grass.

Album: 

Archived Gardens

Dimensions: 

24 inches x 31 inches
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