Pressed flower art, floral print of a tulip shaped bud vase with wild flowers.
This piece is inspired by a McCoy pottery vase in the shape of a tulip. McCoy pottery originates from the USA namely Ohio in the 1910s and is highly regarded around the world..
Taking the 'vase' as her still life subject Leah's art also focuses on preserving the fragility of nature. Many of the flowers in Leah's art are nurtured, hand picked and pressed from her garden in Guildford. The wool used for the embroidery she sources from UK yarn companies. The wool used here is a soft merino yarn sourced from an established supplier of yarn in the UK.
The original artwork from which this print was taken was embroidered into recycled brown paper with a chunky DK yarn, the precarious process itself made this element of the design as fragile as the pressed flowers and petals. One wrong move and the piece would turn into a huge ripped hole. Holding the fragile paper at just the right angles when stitching and pulling the needle in only one direction allowed Leah to develop her method of embroidery.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A PRINT OF THE ORIGINAL ARTWORK!
Sizes available in this print:
A4 size, 8.3 x 11.7" (210 x 297 mm).
This is an open edition.
Printed on a quality fine art paper called giclée paper.
This is available to post immediately. Postage to the UK & the EU should take no longer than 7 days. International postage may take 2-4 weeks.
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