Gardens and Footpaths

I have developed a technique for stitching and colouring paper to create lacy plant and flower imagery. The collages below combine stitched paper flowers and plants and hand coloured background papers, and have been inspired by coastal footpaths, walks and gardens in the UK and on my travels. The three panels to the left were inspired by the wonderful Cottage Garden at RHS Garden Rosemoor, in Torrington, North Devon, where I have held several solo exhibitions 

More recently I have added birds to the collection, mostly observed in the garden and around the bird feeder, sometimes using paper made from Devon grasses with dried flower petals as backgrounds.   

Some of them are available as prints.

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Agapanthus, Blue Sea
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Coastal Footpath
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Agapanthus View
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Jasmine and Pinks in the Moonlight
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Dawn Alliums
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A Tangle of Pinks
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Tangled up in Blue
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Pink Clematis
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May Garden
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Bluebells and Dandelions
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Clematis and Wisteria in May
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Bluebells and Pink Campion
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Swallows and Alliums in Corfu
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Blackbird in Apple Blossom
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Bluetits in Clematis Montana
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Robin in Summer
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