Sheryl Meech – Series #2 – Pohutukawa
Pohutukawa known to grow up to 20m in height with a canopy spread of 10-50m. Specimens typically multi trunked from the base, trunks up to 2m in diameter branches spreading often arching, sometimes looping over the ground, and/or bearing brooms of aerial adventitious roots.
Techniques: I Painted vliesofix to help create the texture of the bark and deconstructed some hessian to create the aerial roots.
Photo taken at Christmas showing the aerial roots
Quilt in Series