June 4, 2023

Large Scale Thread Portraits Are Masterfully Embroidered on Tulle

We are accustomed to seeing embroidery made on a small scale, but artist Katerina Marchenko takes this art form and makes it lifesize. Using colorful strands of yarn, she renders massive human portraits on delicate tulle and showcases the endless possibilities this medium has to offer. Marchenko shows how she approaches each piece via her social media.

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May 9, 2023

Woman With Early-Onset Dementia Embroiders What Her Brain Looks Like to Her

When we’re healthy, we don’t have to think about what is failing in our bodies. After all, part of being healthy is not having to constantly consider what is ailing us; everything is working as it should. But when someone is diagnosed with a terminal disease, they have no choice but to consider the part of their body that is in trouble—it can affect every aspect of their life.

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May 2, 2023

Artist Hand-Cuts and Layers Colorful Sheets of Paper To Create Enchanting Mini Worlds

Rather than creating a work of art from one sheet of paper, artist Margaret Scrinkl uses several. By layering multiple cutouts, she creates miniature worlds that are full of abundance. From cabins nestled in the woods to foxes huddled around a campfire, these playful compositions are full of whimsy. Scrinkl also documents every part of her creative process.

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