postcard from paradise


Wonderingmind Studio: Miriam Louisa Simons - Postcard from Paradise


postcard from paradise

Private Collection, NSW, Australia
305 x 610

Painting on textured canvas, stitching, beading, assemblage

Canvas, acrylic paints, poinciana pod and seeds, metal and glass beads, silver leaf, silver thread

I love the huge pods from the Poinciana tree, with their cosy seed-beds. In India children shake them to make music; we also created mobiles with them and suspended them in the forest as a kinetic installation.

This is a small one from Hervey Bay on the Coral Sea in Queensland.