Amanda's lively work reflects the characters and stories manifest in her subject. Her current focus is on trees, with an emphasis on arboreal interaction with their surroundings and with people. Her exquisitely detailed pen and ink style is reminiscent of classic fairy tale illustrations, with a counterpoint of modern realism.
These hornbeams were planted in two rows at the edge of Sandleford Wood. Now they lean every which way, giving the impression of a country dance. In the middle of the picture, one tree seems about to topple and another reaches out a branch…
Catch Me If I Fall was selected for the SWA Open 2021