Drawings That Look Like Cross-Stitching. Eric Beltz Elementary Forces.

Eric Beltz Elementary Forcesabove: Eric Beltz, Elementary Forces 6, 2013, Graphite on Bristol, 18″ x 15″

Santa Barbara-based artist Eric Beltz’ Elementary Forces is a collection of hypnotically detailed graphite drawings on Bristol that illustrate Beltz’s decade-long work inspired by his in-depth research of history, religion and symbolism. Read more

Stitchwitchery By Aubrey Longley-Cook. Sew Cool.


Talented young embroiderer Aubrey Longley-Cook (who turns 24 tomorrow.. Happy Birthday Aubrey!) writes a blog from Atlanta, Georgia named Spool Spectrum on which he posts his own handiwork along with some fabulous textile work from other artists and some kitschy finds. He also sells some of his unique embroidery, each framed in a wood hoop, in a store of the same name as his blog on etsy. Read more