Dandelion Weave Monoprint II

Frances Pelly
Dandelion Weave Monoprint II by Frances Pelly is a decorative, inked print of woven dandelion leaves, gathered from fields near Frances' home in the Orkney Islands.

Dandelion Weave Monoprint II by Frances Pelly. Frances gathered these leaves from her fields in Orkney ten years ago, and handwove them into a flat, simple piece. The finished item was then left pressed for a decade. Frances released the piece from the press for The New Craftsmen's Portrait of a Place exhibition, deciding to make a print from it as it could not be exhibited in its fragile state.
Material: Paper, grass
Dimensions: Length: 58cm, Width: 38cm
Care Instructions: Dust with soft brush
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Frances’ work often stems from the landscape which surrounds her, using the many plants and trees which grow there in her work; from pressed plant forms for 2D pieces and willow for more sculptural forms.
The Maker Frances Pelly Sculptor - Scotland

Frances Pelly has worked as a practicing sculptor since completing her postgraduate art degree in Dundee, having resided in Orkney since she was invited to be an artist in residence at the Highland Park Distillery more than 30 years ago. Frances draws a lot of inspiration from her surroundings, exploring the local land, seascape and flora in her unique forms. Frances has also travelled internationally with her work, having also completed notable residencies at Fort William Library, The Eden Project and on Baffin Island.