Posts Tagged ‘embroidery’

thread drawings

23Feb13

Unfoldings is the title of a series of thread drawings by artist Allison Watkins. Check these out! She applies the thread to fabric in a variety of methods, from hand stitching to machine embroidery. While I like how detailed some areas are rendered, I think I like how the drawings are intentionally undone most of […]


photo sculpture

07Feb12

Maurizio Anzeri embroiders linear designs over old photographs with bright, colorful thread. He calls the finished products “photo sculptures” because the embroidery adds dimension to the flat photographs. His obvious tendency towards design in his embroidery certainly transforms the photographs into something different. This article seems to let on that his process is mostly intuitive: […]


I’ve had some xrays a friend gave me in a portfolio for over a year now, thinking I could maybe use them one day for an art project. Come to find out, Philadelphia-based artist Matthew Cox is already using x-ray slides in his work in such a way that surpasses everything I’ve halfheartedly considered. He […]