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In The Flower Hunter, Lucy Hunter takes us on an inspirational journey through a year in her garden and artist’s studio set among the mountains of North Wales.
Lucy's evocative, gently humorous words accompany her glorious photographs and exquisite floral arrangements, as she encourages the reader to marvel at the intricate cycles of the natural world, develop their own innate creativity, and to look for beauty in the everyday. Her garden provides the raw materials for Lucy's floral artistry—breathtaking naturalistic arrangements with all the painterly beauty and flourish of a Dutch still life. Simple projects accompany Lucy’s text, from drying garden flowers for an autumnal wreath to making your own journals and natural dyes to assembling lavish arrangements that showcase the voluptuous beauty of garden roses. Lucy believes that we all have a creative voice buried deep within. The Flower Hunter will encourage you to find your own creativity and help it to blossom.
About the Author
Lucy Hunter has a Fine Art BA (Hons) degree and over 20 years’ experience working as an award-winning landscape designer, floral artist, and self-taught photographer. Passionate about her garden and the natural landscape, Lucy is constantly exploring ways to soften the boundaries between inside and out, capturing transitory shifts in nature and the seasons. Lucy holds workshops across the world on floral design, composing the perfect image, and finding your creative voice and can be found on Instagram @lucytheflowerhunter. She lives in North Wales, UK with her husband, teenager, and dogs.
Seasonality and self-knowledge are at the heart of this beautiful, inspirational and refreshingly fun book by the floral polymath Lucy Hunter - Gardens Illustrated
Overflowing with gorgeous photography, wonderful step-by-step tutorials, and beautiful essays - Floret
Is a sumptuously illustrated step-by-step guide to creating dreamily beautiful, seasonal floral arrangements from the garden - The Irish Times
This gorgeous book showcases the talents of floral artist Lucy Hunter’s stunning naturalistic arrangements...The book is equally appealing as a coffee table addition or as inspiration for growing your own cutting garden of your favorite flowers - Veranda.com
Glorious floral arrangements, many of which look like still-life paintings - Cottages & Bungalows
Lucy creates masterpieces... luscious – Slow Flowers Journal