Edgar Degas, Violinist This is the 1st pencil sketch of Degas I've seen... beautiful! :)

Violinist, Study for "The Dance Lesson" - Edgar Degas -Pastel and charcoal on green wove paper; squared for transfer in charcoal; letterpress printing on verso

"Tonight the music will play" By Ditte Sørensen, Denmark. Free motion embroidery on textile, photo transfer, and quilted. Size 30x40

By Ditte SørensenApx. € 1 color screen print on heavy weight archival paper. 50 cm x 70 cm. Edition of Signed and numbered by the artist. The original work: Free motion embroidery on textile, photo transfer, quiltedDanish: Det originale billede

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WHY: I like the way the top one uses the lines of the map to create tone and how the others use circles to add interesting tone. This is similar to my chosen artist Akumu Kurai.

Mark Powell has used old envelopes to 'doodle' on, showing the evolution of reusing things to get more use out of them. The illustrations don't show the stages of growth but we can still see that this is someone who has got the most out of life and have grown to this stage in life.

Mark Powell Drawing on antique envelopes, I like the symbolism of drawing older faces on old envelopes, echoing their age and experiences and journeys. Captivating and emotive!

Friends and dogs

love these pieces by UK based artist Sarah Walton… her squiggly embroidery, those floopy hounds, and a whole bunch of crazy/vintage floral patterns. Um, I have nothing else to say, as I am currently experiencing some kind of jealousy overload.

title unknown ~ mixed media ~ by richard morin

Richard Morin Nature morte au papier peint 2008 could see this as street art too, would be cool

Trend Hunter – Embroidered Art Not your ordinary sewing project will do for this post. I wanted to focus the spotlight on the trend in Art known as embroidered Art that has been around for a…

DESIGNER INSPIRATION – My soul is fed by needle and thread – anon

These Embroidered Newspapers Are The Most Gorgeous Thing You'll See Today - BuzzFeed Mobile

These Embroidered Newspapers Are The Most Gorgeous Thing You'll See Today

The Jealous Curator » embroidery

California based artist Lisa Kokin- this would be a cool way to have a family tree hung up on a wall in your living room!

Artist KwangHo Shin | Posted by devidsketchbook.com

charcoal on canvas by KwangHo Shin, via Behance. This is perhaps the most beautiful thing I've ever seen.

This is how I'd like to draw. It's such a loose style (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin)

'shoulder twist' by British artist Jane Lewis. Conte & graphite, 25 x 24 cm. via the artist's site

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