Collage artist creates special book

Here’s A Story I Heard Tell is a collection of artwork and poems by Kirstie Adamson, a Derby-based artist working in magazine collage. 

She doesn’t use any paint, creating her artworks entirely from the colours and textures she finds in old magazines. Her work is inspired by the natural world, as well as the realisation that life is a fragile gift to cherish and protect.  

This book is written as though the wonderful creatures of our world have become so rare that stories of them compare to fairytales. 

“I imagine a grandparent reciting the poems with wonder and regret,” she said. “I hope this book inspires all generations to do what they can to preserve our beautiful natural world and those we share it with.”

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