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Artist Irons And Folds Tulle Fabric To Create Beautiful Portraits

By • Jan 21st, 2014 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Other

In the hands of British artist Benjamin Shine, a piece of tulle isn’t just for making fancy dresses and curtains – it becomes a great material for creating amazing realistic “paintings.” Using an iron, Shine sculpts, presses and pleats the huge single piece of tulle, whose transparent qualities give the portrait more texture and depth.

Self-Taught Artist Creates Fairytale Flora And Fauna From Vintage Fabrics

By • Jan 16th, 2014 • Category: Art, Cute, Latest Posts, Recycling

Mr. Finch, a reserved artist in England who goes only by this name, creates beautiful woodland creatures and plants that seem to have come right out of old English fables. Hares, spiders and mushrooms are recurring characters in his dream-like pieces, which are also inspired by British folklore and fairytales. They are all sewn out of vintage textiles, each of which has a story to tell.