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Joanne Arnett...

Hand-woven photo-realistic mug shots!  What!?

Artist Joanne Arnett uses thread and wire to make her portraits.  Being woven gives them depth and texture, and the light reflects the wire so they change at different angles.   30 more words

I Think My Cat Wants to be an Artist!

I have two cats. They’re both black, in fact their brothers. We adopted them when they were nine weeks old and they are very funny to watch, as you so well know. 384 more words

Greg Katz

Woodware Challenge - Mixed Media – Summer or Body Beautiful

On the Woodware Blog this week we have a choice of Summer of or Body Beautiful, I have gone for summer, I think most of the girls will have gone summer! 246 more words

Textile Art

Textile Moths

Textile artist and North Carolina-based Yumi Okita uses various embroidery techniques to create her oversized moths and butterflies. Most of these beautiful works are over a foot in width and include feathers and various textiles. 13 more words

Art And Design

Bev (Seated)

At last, with urgent commissions out of the way and exhibition entry deadlines met, I have been able to indulge this week in a bit of decadent stitchery translating one of my favourite monoprints from the recent life workshop (see post “Inky Fingers”) into stitch.   19 more words

Adventures In Art

A is for Asphyxiation

Abecedarian of Demise. Work in progress.


Making With My Fabric Designs

I recently bought Mollie Makes magazine and loved the Hawaiian Headscarf tutorial card that came with it. I have lots of scraps of fabric but nothing long enough for this so i decided…why not finally use one of my own designs! 154 more words