3D explorations of colour

Amelia Coward has a growing international profile for her explorations into mixing, blending and grading colours.

Map dots collection

Amelia's map dots collection comprises artworks created from her library of over 40,000 vintage maps and atlases.

Each piece is a testament to Amelia's careful selection of colours and blending of palettes, the tones and contrasts achieved by using maps from as far back as 1850.

The artworks are created using a unique decoupage process of hand bonding each piece of map on to birch wood before cutting them into the 3D dots used in each original composition.

Map dots

Stripe series

For her stripe collection, Amelia paints birch wood panels using vibrant inks and acrylics and blends them to achieve an ombre. Each panel painting is then cut into slim sections and reassembled, intersected with other ombre paintings to create a bold interaction of colours.

Stripe series

Landscape dots

Using the same meticulous decoupage process as she does for the map dots, for her landscape collection Amelia takes images from vintage books.

The old litho plates and carefully hand bonded to the birch wood and then cut into dots. Each piece is a collection of themed details of seascapes, mountain ranges, dramatic skies and landscapes.

Landscape dots


Amelia Coward is a Kent based artist best known for her explorations into mixing, blending and grading colours.

Born in 1975, she holds a 1st class honours from Central St Martins and MA from the Royal College of Art.