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The Art of Flora Forager

7-1/4 x 7-1/4; $19.95

176 pages

ISBN: 9781632171504

Flower fans and nature enthusiasts will fall in love with this charming art book from Instagram sensation Flora Forager featuring the best of her unique floral compositions created with botanical materials. Flora Forager creates images out of flower petals, leaves, stones, twigs, and other natural materials that she finds in her garden and in urban wild areas in her neighborhood. This intimate, lovely book collects her best pieces, including new, exclusive art, along with a peek into her unique creative process. Featured pieces include scenes, mandalas, animals, birds, fish, insects, mythical creatures, iconic women, old masters, and more. Each artwork is accompanied by explanatory text on a facing page including piece name, materials used, and a short, evocative description of the artist's process and inspiration.

Flora Forager is BRIDGET BETH COLLINS: nature lover, painter, writer, Instagrammer, and botanical artist. She forages the materials for her creations from foliage and flowers plucked from the sidewalks, meadows, and woods of her neighborhood.

“It’s always a treat to see how her imagination and artist’s eye will render bits of floral material that most of us wouldn’t give a second glance into true works of art.”
—Flower Magazine

“Collins' book is open ended but decorated with whimsical images of flora and fauna.”
—Seattle's Child

“Bridget Beth Collins uses flower petals that she finds in her neighborhood, her garden, and the forest to make art.”
—The Stranger

"Flower fans and nature enthusiasts will fall in love with this charming art book from Instagram sensation Flora Forager.”
—Seattle Refined

"The Art of Flora Forager is endlessly cool and filled with everything from peacocks to foraged versions of art masters like Van Gogh’s Starry Night."
—Zavvi Rodaine

"This interest in softly modeled three-dimensional collages is really revealing to me, because I think it helps to explain why Flora Forager’s representational collages are so delightful and impactful: the three-dimensional forms and fresh flowers create a sense of plausibility and give a lively presence to something that might not actually exist in reality."
—Alberti's Window
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