Posts by Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Originally from Northern Ireland, she is an artist now based in Berlin. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. Emma has contributed to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.
August 1, 2020

Artist Creates Detailed Line Drawings Without Ever Lifting His Pen From Paper

If you’ve ever tried doodling without lifting your pen from the paper, you know how fun it can be to create abstract illustrations made up of lines and squiggles. Specializing in exactly that, American artist Tyler Foust creates abstract, continuous line drawings full of mesmerizing patterns. From wavy lines that seem to vibrate on the page to abstract animal illustrations, Foust renders a whole range of motifs in a single stroke.

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July 31, 2020

Colorful Embroidered Landscapes Celebrates the Beauty of Mother Nature

From stitched seascapes to textile portraits, many artists around the world are showcasing the endless possibilities of embroidery art. UK-based artist Sew Beautiful is one expert who is taking the craft to the next level with her incredible landscape embroidery designs. Each vibrant scene is rendered using a variety of stitches, resulting in highly textured designs that look just like colorful landscape paintings.

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July 28, 2020

Musician Playing Harp in the Woods Is Greeted by Deer Like Something Out of a Fairy Tale

Deer are known for being timid creatures, and it's pretty rare to spot one close-up, in the wild. However, there’s one deer in particular that couldn’t help but come out of the woods when it heard the beautiful sound of Naomi SV’s harp. While filming herself playing a cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s The Sound of Silence, the curious creature is captured coming closer to have a better listen.

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July 25, 2020

Ethereal Landscape Paintings Evoke the Abstract Beauty of Morning Light in the Mountains

Artist Blu Smith creates colorful abstract paintings that explore how light interacts with the landscapes of the Canadian West Coast. The talented creative has spent several years developing his style, allowing his changing environment to inform how and what he paints. Today, he’s celebrated for his vibrant works that capture the magical quality of dappled sunlight shining through forest trees.

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