The veins in the leaves of a canna plant form long smooth curves reminiscent of the contours of downland scenery. In this series the veins have provided both a starting point and a as a common theme. but varied palettes have been used to create a range of interpretations
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By definition, a weed is an unwanted plant: an irritant that upsets our sense of order and tidiness! But, when observed closely, a weed often exhibits interesting features such as form, shape, pattern, texture and colour. It can provide source material for creative development and expression
Each image in this series is an interpretation of a small weed (varying between 5 and 12 cms) growing in the cracks of my garden path. In some instances the original background has been removed to emphasise the shape.
It is tempting to see a similarity in shape with artefacts or creatures e.g an item of jewellery
or, perhaps, a prehistoric creature?!