Free motion machine and hand embroidery. Shadow mounted, framed in black wood, with anti-reflective glass. Dimensions vary.
Bluebells are such an iconic sight in May, I never get tired of breathing in their scent and visually absorbing their beautiful colours.
This piece focuses on the play of light and shadow created by glimpses of sunlight through the trees. Wood Anemone break up the foliage along the path edges.
Flowers and foliage are hand stitched to create the rhythmic movement of bluebells and their foliage.
This piece was inspired by the setting sun in a beautiful beech wood, casting long shadows through the trees at the end of a long day of walking. I was struck by the stunning warm colours of the foliage and the rich rusty tones of the leaves underfoot.
A Scarlet Haze
I wanted to recreate my memory of a stunning field of poppies and wild flowers I came across while out walking.
The red seemed to shimmer in the light and the daisies in the foreground had a rhythmic quality that I wanted to capture.
Once back in my studio, I hand dyed pieces of hessian and cotton scrim to create my palate of colours for the background.
I machine stitched over the top with toned threads until I had achieved the values I wanted.
The embroidery was completed by hand stitching the details and building up layers of stitch to create the impression of depth.
I particularly love the vibrant reds and white daisies that break up the foreground. Free motion machine and hand embroidery. Shadow mounted, framed in black wood, with anti-reflective glass.
Fiona's work is inspired by the ever changing colours and textures of the natural environment. She is passionate about creating imagery based on personal experience, sketchbooks and photography.
A Tree Lined View
Love them or hate them, it can’t be denied that one of the most striking sights of late spring is when the rapeseed fields are out in full bloom.
I love the structure of these plants, they are of interest right up until they form their seed heads.
This embroidery was inspired by a field I passed on a daily basis, I found myself intrigued by the trees that were just about to come in to leaf but still showed their structure, they formed a beautifully structured boundary line.
Rapeseed is always a challenge to recreate, I focussed on the details in the foreground to create depth and movement.
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