Ink painting and collage on Japanese paper, float mounted in off-white wooden frame
Walks through deep countryside reveal the whispered storytelling of the natural world and the existence of its inhabitants. One day I found a scattering of blue-black feathers next to a hole in an ancient hedgerow.
The ink painting is in e-sumi style, the bleeding pools of colour and vigorous flicks of pigment recreate the glossy, reflective nature of the feathers. Cutting and collaging to re-assemble the wing and new life is the transformative gift of the artist and author.
The human scale is deliberately intimate.
Dimensions: 112 x 150 x 7cms