People, Pets and Pop Culture Embroidered Portraits

danielle clough pop culture embroidery

When I first introduced you to fibre artist Danielle Clough it was to share with you her embroidered tennis racquets. Now take a look at her adeptly and colorful embroidered portraits of Pop culture icons, people and pets. (more…)

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You Thought Packaging Tape Was For Shipping Boxes, But Mark Khaisman Proves Otherwise.

Art Made with Packaging Tape
Birkin Girl 5, 2013, Packaging tape on acrylic panel with translucent resin light box, 27 x 40 x 6 inches (68.5 x 101.6 x 15.2 cm), shown with lights off and on

Artist Mark Khaisman, originally from the Ukraine and now based in Philadelphia, uses packaging tape in a very different manner than you do. Applying layers of 2″ wide translucent and clear packing tape to backlit panels, he uses the play of shadow, depth, shape and color to create images of objects, portraits, patterns or motifs and the re-creation of movie and film noir stills. The results are reminiscent of digitized or pixelated photos, only with a depth and tactile quality that is unique to his work. (more…)

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BUST-ED. Karin Jurick Completes Her 100 Faces, Paintings Of Actual Mugshots.

BUST-ED 100 Mug Shot Paintings

Today, one of my favorite contemporary painters, Karin Jurick, has reached a milestone. The incredibly talented artist completed her amazing series of 100 faces. (more…)

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