Amy Friend.

amy friend - pin pricked photos Oh my! Fairy dust, fireflies, and maybe just a little bit of magic. There is something almost celestial about this lovely found image series, titled Daré alla Lucé by Canadian artist/photographer Amy Friend.

Maria Aparicio.

Design Inspiration // Maria Aparicio… and friends. All of these pieces are collaborations with various photographers. They supply the stunning images, and she supplies the embroidery.

Shae Acopion Detar takes painting on photographs to a new level.

mixed media Step one: Take a gorgeous photograph of a gorgeous girl. Step two: Paint on it. Yep, that’s what American photographer Shae Acopian Detar did, and the results are killing me!

Hinke Schreuders

Artist Hinke Schreuders Alters 1950s Advertising and Fashion Photography with Hand-Stitched Embroidery

♒ Enchanting Embroidery ♒ Artist Hinke Schreuders Alters Advertising and Fashion Photography with Hand Stitched Embroidery

University of Stuttgart unveils carbon-fibre pavilion based on beetle shells.

A robotically woven carbon-fibre pavilion based on the lightweight shell encasing a beetle's wings and abdomen is revealed by the University of Stuttgart.

Maurizio Anzeri piece

Maurizio Anzeri: MakeUp Art or Embroidered Portraits

'maurizio anzeri: makeup art or embroidered portraits' - evelyne politanoff, 2012 [huffington post article + series of maurizio anzeri images]

Hauntingly Beautiful Vintage Photos Covered in Dots of Light - Amy Friend

Hauntingly Beautiful Vintage Photos Covered in Dots of Light

Antique photographs gain a new kind of lively texture in this series, entitled Dare alla Luce. Canadian photographer Amy Friend collects the prints from a

embroidered photographs... kinda weird but kinda awesome and something I think I want to try

Italian born, London based artist Maurizio Anzeri transforms found photographs of perfectly cute kids into spooky, tribal, baboon-ish looking creatures using only a needle and thread. This is where I got some of my inspiration for sewing on canvas

Olaf Hajek

Black Antoinette Paintings My idea was to create an image of luxury, opulence, and beauty which has nothing to do with wealth and prosperity. I adapted the idea of Marie Antoinette and created a “Black Antoinette” who is wearing the idea of the whole.

Maurizio Anzeri - Google Search

I found out about Anzeri about a month ago and find his work completely inspiring. These images are created by Maurizio Anzeri directly em.

Maurizio Anzeri

Continuing the hair theme indirectly, I adore the work of Italian born, London based artist Maurizio Anzeri .