Detail and delicacy are the qualities which stand out in artist Ann ten Donkelaar’s intricate relief work. Donkelaar lives and works in Utrecht, Netherlands where she gathers small pieces of nature. Broken butterflies, flowers and weeds are collected from her garden, “What I enjoy the most about being creative is the collecting of the materials and creating the composition.
I like working with flowers and insects because they are so small and complicated elements. I just fascinated from there forms and colors.” these are then collaged together with cut out images of flowers an displayed in relief to form intricate almost fairytale gardens. See more from her collection on her website.