Amanda Jolley

Reflection on pattern and abstraction of the subconscious

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Botanica Exotica

The last class I took at Artfest was Botanica Exotica taught by Melissa Manley. We formed botanical shapes from wire and added sausage casing. Having had little experience working with wire, I found forming the shapes to be the challenge. Also the lack of sleep from several days of Artfest infusion was affecting my ability


The topic for Illustration Friday this past week was Worry. I wasn’t inspired until last night, and wasn’t finished until tonight. Can you tell the acrylic gel is still drying? I wanted to get this posted BEFORE Friday and a new theme. This piece came from my childhood memories of the planting and harvesting seasons and all