Materials: assorted fabrics, fibres and yarns
Techniques: wet felting, embroidery, painting, dyeing, silk paper, machine embellishing, crochet, knitting, beading, lettering.
Size: 125cm (W) x 75cm (H) x 10cm (D)
Description: This collage was inspired by a magazine photo of an old growth forest. Many different materials and techniques have been incorporated to symbolise the diversity and complexity of plant forms found in nature. The finished collage includes many small and subtle details designed to intrigue and delight the viewers.
Created with Sue Ford and Lyn Baxter as one of the collaborative projects during my 2012 Artist-in-Residency at Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha.
Displayed in “The Language of Nature II” exhibition and “Floressence” at Mt Coot-tha (read more information about this in my Residency Blog).
Exhibited at “FibreFest” at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Auditorium, Mt Coot-tha in 2013
Pictured in the ATASDA magazine “Fibreline” in 2013.