From Rags to Riches of Hope
After I got back from New Orleans this happened: Post by Louise Riley. I literally just wanted to do 5 portraits and put it behind me, but in the end 40 people got in touch, because 30 people had shared the post that reached more than 7000 people (whatever that means in fb language). It really cheered me up! Sometimes the internet is quite amazing. So here are some of the ones I have done so far... This is Allison Bell an Opera singer that I met in New Orleans shortly before, who originates…
Hand Embroidery By Katerina Marchenko
I create these embroideries which are inspired by fashion and haute couture. I stitch colorful threads into tulle to create 3D-effect artwork. My technique is a combination of many shades of threads - organized chaos.
Polychromatic Quilts by Bisa Butler | Inspiration Grid
American artist Bisa Butler uses recycled fabrics to create absolutely mesmerizing quilt tapestries, bursting with color. “I have always been drawn to portraits. I was …
These gorgeous quilts celebrating black life will blow your mind - Blavity
Bisa Butler is a fiber artist who uses the African-American tradition of quilting to capture slices of black life throughout history . Her pieces often feature real people — family, friends, celebrities — and incorporate both African and vintage textiles, some actual hand-me-downs from the subjects themselves. The Howard grad carefully selects fabric not only to reflect each person’s life, but also to capture their spirits and places in time. Her quilts have been exhibited all over — from…
Joyous Artwork That Touch Heavy Topics By Preta Wolzak
When I came across her work I was captivated by her colourful mixed media artworks made out of embroidery, sequins, fibres and acrylics. It made me
jsarloutte: “ On my own, Autoportrait, embroidery, 2014. ” WOW!!! I just saw the number of like!!!! Thank you sooooooo much everybody!!!