Original Art by Dawn Allen
The coolest part of Hollyhocks are the buds. They look like adorable bursting bubbles at the top of each stem.
I am happy with how I captured the dynamic quality of a Hollyhock from full bloom at the bottom to small buds at the top.
I worked for a landscaper for a few years when I was out of college for the summer. It was one of those jobs that was sometimes fantastic and sometimes miserable depending on weather in bugs! I remember one vacation home that we used to maintain the gardens for. It had every garden area I had ever dreamed of. So gorgeous. They had an old barn on the property with a bed of multicolored Hollyhocks in front of it. It was the best display of Hollyhocks I have ever seen.
6" x 30" (frame size- stem peaks a bit taller)
Shipping: $50 in US
Materials: cotton fabric (commericially available batiks), wire, beads, and mounted on a wooden frame.