Emma Buckmaster

Tree Portraits: Buckmaster-French

This work is part of an ongoing collaborative project with Janet French.


Only the lower leaves of a holly tree are prickly, to deter hungry predators. To make this paper we have used spiny leaves around the edge and smoother ones for the middle. It has taken us four years to perfect this piece and it was shown at the Royal Academy in 2016.

Limited Edition
etching on holly leaves