I love blackwork embroidery. It satisfies my desire for history, my love of pattern and my need to do something creative.
Blackwork embroidery has been around for a very long time. 524 more words
Last evening, looking for distraction from the election, I found myself watching a British art history documentary about Hans Holbein. The “guide” was Waldemar Januszczak, not my favorite art historian (he’s ugly, I’m superficial) and I ended up having one of those strange experiences of seeing a painting on television that I saw in real life in a city I visited but barely remember. 799 more words