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Deirdre Dyson Unveils her finished Bulrushes painting

Deirdre Dyson has unveiled her finished oil on canvas featuring bulrushes, a painting which will eventually hang in the Cancer Care Unit at the Royal United Hospital in Bath which is currently being rebuilt and is due to open to patients in 2023.

The inspiration of rushes in the lake for this detailed painting also gave rise to the carpet of the same name, hand knotted and graded in a silk/wool mix with silk rushes.

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The intricately wrought painting includes further organic motifs favoured by Deirdre and seen in her rug designs, including leaves (seen in SCATTERED LEAVES , FALLING LEAVES and WINDSWEPT) stones featured in designs such as GRAPHIC PEBBLE, grasses (RIBWORT PLANTAIN and HAIRY SEDGE) together with water utilised in designs such as LILYPOND, SEA WASH, SEA MIST and SEASCAPE and scattered sticks (seen in carpet designs like ATTITUDE and SCATTER).

This sublime work gives a real understanding of the link between Deirdre’s artworks and her carpet designs and the clear connection between the two disciplines.

The lake, the inspiration for Deirdre’s Bulrushes painting
Deirdre at work on the painting in her studio

Deirdre applies the same artistic eye to her rug designs, browse Deirdre’s design library and contact us for all bespoke enquiries,