Exquisite Weavings Depict Wanderlust-Worthy Landscapes on a Loom

Landscape Loom Weavings by Painted Sky Textiles

Using an array of yarn and her loom, Chicago-based artist Adrienne Lee, aka Painted Sky Textiles, creates portals to beautiful destinations. Her handwoven textiles depict an array of idyllic locales inspired by natural environments, from tranquil seascapes to lush fields to faraway mountainscapes.

Even though these works are two-dimensional illustrations, Lee adds visual depth by using different weaving techniques and a combination of thick and thin types of yarn. In this way, she constructs voluminous clouds, curly-leaf trees, and loose tangles of grass. Altogether, these approaches enhance her weavings with their tactile results.

Similarly, Lee juxtaposes the more textured aspects of her designs with a flat background. By tightly weaving the skies and distant settings, the artist is able to draw attention to the key aspects of the work, as well as organize the landscape into foreground and background.

Scroll down to see more amazing textiles by Lee, and be sure to follow the artist on Instagram to see what she's up to next.

Chicago-based artist Adrienne Lee, aka Painted Sky Textiles, creates colorful handwoven textiles.

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Her loom weavings depict an array of idyllic landscapes, from fields to beaches.

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h/t: [Brown Paper Bag]

My Modern Met granted permission to feature photos by Adrienne Lee | Painted Sky Textiles.

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Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met and illustrator based in Southern California. She holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Studio Art from Wofford College, and an MA in Illustration: Authorial Practice from Falmouth University in the UK. When she’s not writing, Margherita continues to develop her creative practice in sequential art.
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