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Natures found objects

We call ourselves the Assemblage Sisters because For The Love Art and Sharing our Passion for Art Sisters Just wasn't that catchy.

Want to know more about Assemblage Art?  The Tate Gallery defines Assemblage Art here  and  Visit our Pinterest board for examples of Assemblage Art

Preparing for a nature based art project last week we came across the  fallen branch of a Banksia integrifolia, Coastal Banksia.  The branch was laden with dried cones. The tree looked a bit dismal and was surrounded by concrete. We managed to fill a shopping bag with cones and clear the footpath.

Nature provides some wonderful materials to use is drawing classes, installations and assemblages.

Cones and wasps nests


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