Circular Masses of Coral and Leaves Form Sculptural Embroideries by Meredith Woolnough

 Art Craft #coral #embroidery #leaves #nature #video October 4, 2021 Grace Ebert From swirls of eucalyptus leaves to perfectly round bodies of coral, the sculptural pieces by Newcastle-based artist Meredith Woolnough (previously) depict a range of textured, organic shapes. Each elaborately crafted work is drawn through free-motion embroidery, which involves using the most basic stitches on a sewing machine and moving a swath of water-soluble material around the needle. Once the form is complete, Woolnough dissolves the fabric base to expose the delicate, mesh-like structure, a process filmmaker Flore…

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3D-Designer Yemi Davis Speaks Up with the New ‘Raise Our Voice’ NFT Collection

 #sponsor “Slipping Away” by Yemi Davis, Alexis Tsegba, Modupeola Soetan, and Bolu Sowoolu As a designer typically focused on product visualization and interior architecture, Yemi Davis’ work stands out for its complexity and clean aesthetics. This summer, however, the artist took on a different kind of project: producing a collection of NFTs that’s full of breathtaking activism. Each piece has a clear message. Depending on the circumstance and collaborator, Davis could be standing up against bullying, decrying sexual violence, or celebrating unity against police brutality. If you ask him,…

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Vibrant Murals by ‘Bicicleta Sem Freio’ Burst with Pop Culture and Cartoon Characters

 Art #murals #public art #street art October 4, 2021 Grace Ebert Jerusalem. All images © Bicicleta Sam Freio, shared with permission Brazilian artists Douglas de Castro and Renato Reno (previously) are the duo behind Bicicleta Sem Freio, who paint large-scale murals that surround their subjects with a chaotic mix of cartoon characters, squiggly splashes, and brightly colored plants and animals. Their streetside pieces, which can be found in cities like New Dehli, Jerusalem, and Fortaleza, Brazil, balance local culture and references to popular imagery and tropical landscapes. “Our work…

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