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2 years ago

The art of felting: 5 amazing artists using felt

The art of felting: 5 amazing artists using felt
Featured image: Red Planet by Janice Arnold (Photo: Bob Iyall) Felt is one of the most versatile textiles. Many artists are attracted to this soft material because of its impact on the senses. It is malleable, durable and can transform and be manipulated into all ...
2 years ago

Quilt creators: 5 contemporary quilt artists

Quilt creators: 5 contemporary quilt artists
The earliest known quilted garment is depicted on a carved ivory figure of a Pharaoh of the Egyptian First Dynasty, about 3400 B.C. The art of quilting has been a traditional practice in many cultures for many centuries. We often think of the American quilt; patch ...
2 years ago

Figurative textile art: 5 amazing artists

Figurative textile art: 5 amazing artists
TextileArtist.org has been growing since 2013 and our aim is to embrace the diversity of the medium and attract influencers from the world of textile and fiber; as well as bringing emerging talent to the fore, we are determined to honour established artists. A p ...
3 years ago

Landscape Textile art

Landscape Textile art
Landscapes have long been a source of inspiration for artists, but within the realm of textiles they take on a whole new life. The use of fiber, stitch, print and mixed media techniques opens up a range of possibilities for interpreting texture, light, colour and ...
4 years ago

Textile artists inspired by nature

Textile artists inspired by nature
One of the things that fascinates me about many of the textile artists we’ve interviewed is their ability to find inspiration in the seemingly mundane or unremarkable aspects of life, yet create something beautiful, fresh and unique. Nature is certainly not a ...

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