Melt - full view, shadowed P1430353
Lighting adjusted to better show texture. Part of a series of embroideries based on photos of ice. Embroidered area approx 5.5 inches wide by 6.25 inches high. Pale lavender linen base (color in photo not true), Cotton and metallic flosses; glass and plastic beads; sequins; paua shell beads; organza, lace and metallic net; melted plastic.
Crafting with Plastic
Guest Blog post by Konstantina Pyrnokoki. Imagine a world where every little thing we use has a significant value, not to be irrationally expended, but reutilised, instead, so that it keeps on giving on many different levels, serving a distinct purpose every time. That almost utopic notion can actually be applied first
inspiration- fishing nets
I often get asked what I find inspiring about the beach and these photos are proof that you never know what kinds of treasures you will find washed up on shore that just might provide inspiration for texture and color.
Beguiling ornamental brooches
'Abstract Brooch' -- -by Bettina Welker from series The Place In Between via Polymer epiphany Brooch/pin adornment Brooch jewelry artists are always presented with the challenge of limited size & weight, while maintaining strength, which can lead to clever minimalist creations and miniature pieces of fine detail that are fascinating as a compact mobile sculptural art. Brooches probably peaked as a fashion accessory during the Art Nouveau and Deco eras, where the iconic Nouveau curves and…