This is Little Red’s wolf beautifully painted by Layla for the Fairy Tale exhibition that will open at St Donat’s Art Centre in the Vale of Glamorgan next week.
PaperGirl Cardiff 2012 image designed by Sophie Barras 26 May – 3 June 2012 The Print Haus 70a Llandaff Road Canton Cardiff I donated one of my unicorn drawings to this year’s PaperGirl Cardiff project. You’ll be able to view the work on display at the Printhaus in Cardiff before it is given away to […]
We had another productive weekend this week working on our pieces for the fairytale exhibition next month. We didn’t get all the work done that we’d have liked to as we were awaiting the delivery of some materials but we still made good progress. Two of our characters, Little Red and Joringel were adorned with […]
This last week I commenced work on a new collaborative project with the wonderfully talented fairy tale illustrator Layla Holzer in preparation for a rather exciting exhibition next month. The work is in it’s very infancy as you can see from the papier-mâché cocoons pictured above. There’s rather a lot of work to be done […]
I finished the second of my unicorn tapestries this morning. It’s being a labour of love but it’s now finally complete. The work has been created using split stitches with white and sliver DMC embroidery threads on a black cotton-linen mix fabric. It measures approximately 297 × 420mm. This is the reverse of the work […]
I found this work by American artist Stacey Page on Twitter last week. I’ve seen embroidery onto old photographs done a few times but I think this is the most exciting results I’ve come across combining stitch and photographs. She has taken the photographs into a completely different realm. It feels a little like Stacy […]
This beautiful embroidery is the work of Ukrainian artist Ivan Semesyuk. He works in paint and creates sculptures too but it’s textile work that stands out strongest. If you have a little rummage through Semesyuk’s website you’ll find some beautifully embroidered creatures from birds like those pictured above to much more monstrous beasts. >> www.semesyuk.com