“Dryad: Field Maple”

Mixed media textile art In this piece created specifically for the 2012 Milton Keynes Outside In exhibition, I wanted to portray a dryad (tree spirit) with an associated green man who ages over the course of the seasons and the wheel of the year. Field maples are the only native British maple tree (sycamore and Norway maple are both introduced species) […]

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“Hamadryad: Oak”

Mixed media art quilt The hamadryad is a nymph so closely linked with the tree she inhabits that should it die, she dies also. Like other shy, wild creatures, they can sometimes be spotted in the woods, caught in the fleeting moment between awareness and flight. As with all these works, I began with plain white fabric and a picture […]

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“Dryads”

Developmental sketchbook A sketchbook for researching the theme of dryads (tree nymphs) for textile art pieces, particularly Hamadryad: Oak. Year started 2008 Size A4 Resulting works Hamadryad: OakOak Man I Willow Man I, II & IIIDryad: Field MapleVine Man Treasure Box

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