Leaf Works

When I began developing textile art designs,  I went back to my horticulture studies for inspiration.  My fascination with plants has become my inspiration.  My early work focused on leaves from  Forest Pansy to Maple leaves  ...

I have often used direct leaf prints in my work and have recently been exploring the world of 'Eco Printing'.  This form of direct printing has led me back to leaves and to creating a new collection of works.   These new works incorporate leaf prints, natural dyed silks and hand stitching ...

 © 2017 CarolynCollinsArt 

© 2017 CarolynCollinsArt 

I am enjoying exploring the possibilities for handstitching .....

 © 2018 CarolynCollinsArt  

© 2018 CarolynCollinsArt  

adding  new layers of pattern, texture and tone to the work. 

Thanks for read ... CC