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3D portraits made out of screws

raining / umbrella - Stitching Photographs: embroidery + photography by Diane Meyer

Stitching Photographs: Various Approaches

raining / umbrella - Stitching Photographs: embroidery + photography by Diane Meyer. Link to awesome article on fantastic work by various articles who combined photographs and embroidery.

Giant paint chip paintings.

Good recycling of Behr paint samples--but wait, these are actually large paintings by American artist Shawn Huckins.

Livia Marin

livia marin (The Jealous Curator)

Thanks to The Jealous Curator for sharing the ceramic work of London-based Chilean artist Livia Marin. These gorgeous pieces are from her series titled Nomad Patterns

string

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

Jenna Decker Embroidered Watercolor Painting Original Art Mixed Media Fibers Embroidery on Paper Abstract Geo Neon Pink Yellow Blue Gray Black White

Embroidered Watercolor Painting Original Art Mixed Media Fibers Embroidery on Paper Abstract Geo Neon Pink Yellow Blue Gray Black White AMD - crazy surreal looking geometric lines and watercolours, the contrast between the two really work well!

Lynn Skordal - Mixed Media. This is so super neat, I wish I would have thought of this while I had to keep an art book in a book senior year of High School. DAMNIT.

Lynn Skordal uses a variety of media, including collage on paper and occasionally embroidery to create arresting pieces of contemporary art.

alexandra valenti

Rainbows n’ mountains painted onto photographs by Austin based artist Alexandra Valenti.

Needlecraft Practical Journal #52 c.1906 - Danish "Hedebo" Embroidery:

Needlecraft Practical Journal - Danish "Hedebo" Embroidery~ The smaller the needle and quality of thread, the nicer the work. Quality of materials is important in sewing, knitting and lace making.

Artist Michael Mapes dissects photos and arranges them, pinning fragments like insects, and putting other pieces in vials.

Dissected Photographs by Michael Mapes

Artist Michael Mapes dissects photos and arranges them, pinning fragments like insects, and putting other pieces in vials. Incredible stuff, lots more below.

PULL by Kate Callan. paper, string  4″ x 4″  Pull contains eight explorations of string formations when fully open. Some strings continue through the pages making it impossible to view more than one page at a time.

ligne du metro- PULL by Kate Callan. paper, string x Pull contains eight explorations of string formations when fully open. Some strings continue through the pages making it impossible to view more than one page at a time.

Maurizio Anzeri

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

The Embroidered Secrets of Maurizio Anzeri | Yatzer. ART

The Embroidered Secrets of Maurizio Anzeri

photographer: Richard Burbridge //styling: Robbie Spencer // artwork: Maurizio Anzeri, for Dazed and Confused, June 2011 // full credits: here

Maurizio Anzeri- i love the use of photography and the distortion created by the stitch. I also like the colour scheme of thread.

Maurizio Anzeri- photography and the distortion created by the stitch, colour scheme of thread.

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