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Fragile embroidery by Kate Jackson

Hand embroidered cheerios

Canada based artist Kate Jackson purposefully stitches upon materials which are typically considered too weak to withstand embroidery. Armed with a needle, Jackson stitches thread around cheerios, and through paper towels, flower petals and leaves. Calling this work “Fragile Embroidery,” the artist uses the conceptual theme of patience to motivate her . . . → Read More: Fragile embroidery by Kate Jackson

Portraits of women done with pastels by Emma Uber

I love how Adelaide, Australia-based artist Emma Uber uses the texture and strokes of pastel sticks to create these wonderful portraits. In her hands, the colors drip and melt on the canvas.

From the artist’s website: “My experience studying and working in the graphic design field plays a big part in my painting style . . . → Read More: Portraits of women done with pastels by Emma Uber