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Textile art inspiration in the digital age

Textile art inspiration in the digital age
Nothing can beat experiencing textile art ‘in the flesh’. Visiting an exhibition of tactile work created by an artist you admire offers an opportunity for discovery; pondering on the intricacies of a stitched design up close and personal, breathi ...

Yvette Kaiser Smith: Loitering in the shadows

Yvette Kaiser Smith: Loitering in the shadows
A full-time artist since 1994, Yvette Kaiser Smith has exhibited extensively at regional museums, art centres, and university galleries throughout the United States of America. She has also exhibited in U.S. Embassies abroad including Moscow, Ankara, and Abuja ...

25 amazing WordPress themes for artists

25 amazing WordPress themes for artists
Almost 50% of art and artist websites on the internet are built on WordPress, an online, open-source website creation tool. WordPress is probably the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system available today.  Most websites bui ...

Fleur Andreas: From conception to creation

Fleur Andreas: From conception to creation
A potter for many years Surrey based Artist Fleur Andreas is a prolific designer-maker of woven textiles. Her inspiration is often drawn from the incredible colours and textures of nature seen in the stunning countryside around her small village of Peaslake. F ...

Caroline Bartlett: Embroidering the truth

Caroline Bartlett: Embroidering the truth
In her work, Textile Artist Caroline Bartlett explores the historical, social and cultural associations of textiles and their ability to trigger a memory. Imprinting, stitching, erasing and reworking, folding and unfolding become defining characteristics, w ...

Susie Vickery: Travels with my thimble

Susie Vickery: Travels with my thimble
Susie’s career centres on embroidery and textiles, both practical and academic. Her core skills were developed over twenty years as a costumier for theatre and film. Her focus over the last ten years, however, has been split between development work and ...

Carol Shinn: Tool kit

Carol Shinn: Tool kit
Welcome to another edition of Tool kit, a series of articles where we take a look at some of the favourite tools used by professional textile artists. Colorado-based artist Carol Shinn is known internationally for her photo-realistic machine-stitched images. ...


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