Posts Tagged ‘art’

Dollar Bill Art

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… Tattoo artist Scott Campbell laser cut designs into stacks of dollar bills for a gallery show in Miami. The images are intricate, unexpected, and downright amazing. Check out more pictures on Divine Caroline. via Divine Caroline

The Art of Sabrina Ward Harrison

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… I am a huge fan of Sabrina Ward Harrison. She is an artist, author, and teacher who published her first visual journal at age 23, and it completely knocked me out. She has published three more books since, and they are all wonderful. Her work is a great inspiration [...]

Mr X Stitch presents The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – May 06, 2009

Welcome to the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge! I’m Mr X Stitch and I’ll be your guide to the best in contemporary embroidery. Each week I’ll showcase someone who is rocking the world of embroidery and textiles. ——————– Emily Eibel is a mixed media artist based in Brooklyn, New York. She uses applique to great effect, [...]

Art, Craft, and Inspiration

Even the most creative and talented people sometimes go through periods of feeling uninspired. Sometimes it’s just getting stuck on a project, and sometimes it feels like you’ve lost your crafty mojo. Either way, it’s just part of living a creative life, but it can be very frustrating.

Mr X Stitch presents The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – April 29, 2009

Welcome to the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge! I’m Mr X Stitch and I’ll be your guide to the best in contemporary embroidery. Each week I’ll showcase someone who is rocking the world of embroidery and textiles. ——————– Marloes Duyker’s machine embroidered work is sublime.

Mr X Stitch presents The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – April 22, 2009

Welcome to the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge! I’m Mr X Stitch and I’ll be your guide to the best in contemporary embroidery. Each week I’ll showcase someone who is rocking the world of embroidery and textiles. ——————– The more eagle eyed of you may have noticed that the first four Mr X Stitch posts here [...]

Apr 16 2009 Featured Projects – A little Klimt, a little Golden Girls. How can you go wrong?

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 featured projects that Craftster readers have voted for (with the “This Rocks!” button). Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!) this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! FINALLY! Super Mario Obsession by Gege Star [...]

Mr X Stitch presents The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – April 15, 2009

Welcome to the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge! I’m Mr X Stitch and I’ll be your guide to the best in contemporary embroidery. Each week I’ll showcase someone who is rocking the world of embroidery and textiles. ——————– Johnny Murder is the head of the Manbroidery group on Flickr. He’s a dude. He’s the kind of [...]

Mr X Stitch presents The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – April 8, 2009

Welcome to the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge! I’m Mr X Stitch and I’ll be your guide to the best in contemporary embroidery. Each week I’ll showcase someone who is rocking the world of embroidery and textiles. ——————– Bascom Hogue is a Mennonite Brethren from Kansas. His hand stitched redwork pieces are terrific, and have a [...]

Mr X Stitch presents The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – April 1, 2009

Welcome to the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge! I’m Mr X Stitch and I’ll be your guide to the best in contemporary embroidery. Each week I’ll showcase someone who is rocking the world of embroidery and textiles. ——————– Frances Goodman is a South African artist who exhibits work exploring the mundane, the ordinary, the trivial and [...]

Mr X Stitch presents The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – March 25, 2009

Welcome to the very first Cutting (& Stitching) Edge post here on Craftster! I’m Mr X Stitch and I’ll be your guide to the best in contemporary embroidery. Each week I’ll showcase someone who is rocking the world of embroidery and textiles.

The Sampler – November 2007

It’s that time again… The Sampler time! I apologize in advance for the amount of photographs I’m about to unload onto your screen, but it’s hard to convey just how excited I get over here without sharing all of these photos. I’m always amazed with how they manage to pack so many goodies into a [...]

Craft Challenge #11 – Thrift Store Art Revamp – The Winners

Here the winners for Craft Challenge #11 – Thrift Store Art Revamp!! Cick on the links to see actual entry with full-size images and the creator’s description. First Place: Nanny Beatrice Grace and the heavenly host by rackycoo Second Place: From Black Velvet Landscape Painting to Tote Bag by craftworkbook Third Place: And Really Bad [...]

Can the Internet Help Catch a Thief?

Susie Ghahremani is an amazing crafter and artist, a Craftster member and just about the sweetest and coolest person I’ve ever met. Recently 6 of her paintings were stolen from an art show at Giant Robot in San Francisco. I’m hoping to help spread the word about this in case anyone spots her paintings. Here’s [...]

Rasterbator: It’s Fun, Safe and All Ages

This is just such coolness I don’t know what to do with myself. Some ingenious programmer wrote an online Flash program called the Rasterbator where you upload any image and it turns it into “raster art” that prints out on invidual 8.5 x 11 pieces of paper. Then you assemble the pages and affix them [...]