One of three entries to the 2017 International Rijksstudio Award. Competition calls for designs based on a piece from the Rijksmuseum collection. This was inspired by Johannes Vermeer’s ‘The Milkmaid’ (watercolor, gouache)
I crossed the finished line on this piece with the black branches, which at this point at least, is still officially without a name.
You saw me standing alone
Some of us may give our used tea bags a second life by squeezing an extra steep out of them, but Ruby Silvious takes things a step further by using the thin paper as a canvas for miniature paintings. Silvious mirrors the simple ritual of tea drinking in quiet paintings that show slices of everyday life, like laundry drying and cats looking out the window.
Photos trapped in tea bags, Deer Things via doppelganger sew them out of vellum, or muslin, or organza etc