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Everyday Items Turned into Playful Characters by Gilbert Legrand

Everyday Items Turned into Playful Characters by Gilbert Legrand French artist and designer Gilbert Legrand uses familiar to all of us everyday items to create—mostly  by painting them—some  really interesting characters. It is a usual thing for artists to see in common objects something else. The feature of Gilbert Legrand is the fact that he offers everything he sees to his viewer. Scissors, brushes, zippers, cutlery; everything has a life of its own. Gilbert was born and Read more [...]

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Eliza Bennett creates visual narratives with her pieces

Eliza Bennett creates visual narratives with her pieces ELiza Bennett is a London based artist who recieved a BTEC National Diploma in art, focusing on textiles. She then continued to pursue a BA in Fashion Design at Middlesex University.  Eliza creates visual narratives with her pieces. Using her hand as a canvas, ” A Woman’s Work is Never Done” is a self-inflicted sculpture. These worn looking hands are a representation of how hard a women’s work truly is. Using thread and needle, Read more [...]

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Textile Moth and Butterfly Sculptures by Yumi Okita

Textile Moth and Butterfly Sculptures by Yumi Okita North Carolina-based artist Yumi Okita creates beautiful textile sculptures of months, butterflies, and other insects with various textiles and embroidery techniques. The pieces are quite large, measuring nearly a foot wide and contain other flourishes including painting, feathers, and artificial fur. You can many of her most recent pieces here. (via the Jealous Curator) Read more [...]

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Kyle Bean arms forbidden fruit with self-defense devices

Kyle Bean arms forbidden fruit with self-defense devices With a slightly sinister and unmistakably mischievous tone, british designer Κyle Βean materializes ‘forbidden fruit’ as a series of dangerously armed produce, bearing unusual self defense mechanisms. Photographed for latest issue of the gourmand magazine in collaboration with photographer aaron tilley, Bean has composed five visualizations of the guarded garden greens: a pear’s prickly pins protrude from its smooth skin, Read more [...]

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Stitched Leaves by Hillary Fayle

Stitched Leaves by Hillary Fayle Artist Hillary Fayle who is currently working on a MFA in Craft/Material studies at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia Western New York will always be home for me. I do not currently reside there, but it is where I was raised, earned my high school diploma from Iroquois Central and a BFA from SUNY Buffalo State College in 2010. I’ve always been compelled to make objects, and have made the decision that this needs to be central to Read more [...]

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