It is fascinating how the smallest details, patterns and textures intertwine and repeat in the world around us. Each structure resembles another one. We, ourselves, are a smaller repetition of a bigger picture, just like structures of trees or rivers. Who we are and what we create becomes an integral part of nature, a complex net of patterns. […]
Leaf Shadows by Tatiana Ginsberg. Detail of a dress, hand painted and embroidered by Lisa Smirnova. Textiles pattern from Spring/Summer womenswear collection by Sabine Egler. Embroidery detail by Yumiko Arimoto. Watercolour painting ‘First Snow in the Valley’ by ARco Texture Paintings.
Embroidered piece ‘Reaching for Equilibrium’ by Izziyana Suhaimi. Acrylic painting by Prudencio Irazabal. Photograph by Angex Lin. Photograph ‘Ode to Her II’ by Beeline Studio. Encaustic Painting ‘Tupelo’ by Betsy Eby.
I believe that most of us from time to time feel the need to surround ourselves with bright objects. Especially after long winters, during rainy days or just on one of those occasions when we feel the lack of energy. Colours hold a lot of power. And this power can lift up our mood or bring back some […]
I love art filled with emotions, exploring what lies beneath and presenting what is hidden to the viewer. Just like these beautiful illustrations by an artist based in Europe, near the Italian Alps, Montse Bernal. Her drawings are very much focused on portraits, used as a tool to rediscover a person and express what lies beneath the surface. There […]
Are you, like me, looking for some unusual inspirations? How about paintings done with thread? A beautiful mix of traditional painting and drawing techniques enriched with embroidered brush strokes… Salt Lake City based artist Stephanie Kelly Clark creates her artworks in this beautiful peculiar way. Her art pieces are rich in textures and patterns, threads blend together forming […]
I am going to share with you something amazing, something that I fell in love with once I saw it. And that is some impressive contemporary art made by an Irish textile artist Debbie Smyth. She creates intricate 3D drawings using pins and threads. Her artworks join together illustration, drawing, textiles art and embroidery. Something […]
Today’s inspiration is very simple, tonal, graphical, minimalistic, black and white… and very impressive! And who would imagine that a single black thread can be used to create such an intricate image. These beautiful embroidered art pieces fade away like shadows. And the author of these thread drawings is a British artist Roanna Wells. One […]
I love when photographs become something more than just that, when new textures, patterns and stories appear. For that reason I am going to share with you these beautiful findings with unique harmony between photographs and embroidery, where a thread becomes an inseparable part of the image. The Author of these photographic collages is Santa […]
Embroidery is something that I always come back to. I spend time looking for stitched inspirations and I use quite a lot of it in my own creations. For a while now my interest in embroidery on paper is growing bigger and bigger. So I just have to share my findings. These collaged art pieces […]
If you love colours, patterns and, of course, embroidery then you should stop by and have a look at these exquisite creations by Rachel Parker. Rachel is a textile designer based in the United Kingdom, where she makes beautiful intricate art pieces, designs and products. In her works layers of colours, rhythm and repetition are […]