27 posts tagged crafts
Piece of Peace
Lego Wedding Dress created by Rie Hosokai.
Stitch By Stitch
Illustrator Peter Crawley does some amazing things with a needle and some thread, but this stitched-soundwave interpretation of Joy Division’s Love Will Tear Us Apart is particularly splendid.
Aki Inomata,created “Why Not Hand Over a ‘Shelter’ to Hermit Crabs?” (2010) project, crafting hermit crab habitats that emulate iconic architectural forms and urban patterns and allowed actual hermit crabs to take up residence in them.
Gold Medal and People’s Choice sand sculpture by Carl Jara
Seattle artist Shaun Kardinal creates antique postcards with embroidery.
By Chris Maynard. Feathers are a pinnacle of achievement of life in their form, function, and beauty. Their complexity as a covering beats any clothing we make. Each individual feather is a small bit of perfection. I rather think of the shed feathers as gifts from the birds.When birds shed or discard their feathers every year, I recycle them in my art.
Incarnate (Three Degrees of Certainty II) by Maskull Lasserre is a nearly perfect hand carved rendering of a human skull, from a thick stack of outdated computer manuals.
"I illustrate, cut, sand, stain, and assemble each piece by hand. The work consists of layered birch stacked in a way that makes sense dimensionally for the subject. There is warmth to the wood grain that is appealing. It compliments the subtle shadows created by layers of wood" By Mitch McGee
Erika Iris Simmons is a self-taught artist who works with non-traditional media. Most of her materials have been discarded or donated at some point.She tries to express an idea, through the arrangement of very common things, with the hope that some message is conveyed without words.