Friday, July 23, 2010

Incredible Portraiture


"Fine Art" painters and sculptors have nothing on these artists...

CAYCE ZAVAGLIA - Incredible portraiture in embroidery - Cayce focuses on creating portraits of family, friends, and fellow artists. The detail and coloration she achieves are amazing.

by Cayce Zavaglia

http://lyonswiergallery.com/artists/cayce-zavaglia/
http://moderncraft.blogspot.com/2008/07/cayce-zavaglia.html


LISA KOKIN - Lisa creates incredible portraits by stitching together recycled buttons

by Lisa Kokin

http://www.lisakokin.com/buttonwork/ (click button icons on left to view more images)
http://www.myartspace.com/interviews/interviews/art-space-talk-lisa-kokin.html  


JO HAMILTON - Jo creates crocheted portraits based on photographs


http://johamiltonart.com/htm/crochet.htm
http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2009/07/jo_hamiltons_crochet_portraits.html


ILARIA MARGUTTI - Ilaria makes machine and hand embroidered portraits of women who are in process of literally either mending or creating themselves.


by Ilaria Margutti

http://www.ilariamargutti.com/cataloghi/ilaria_margutti_mend_of_me.pdf (text in Italian but many pictures)
http://www.ilariamargutti.com/progetti_mend.php