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Harriet Maxwell

Harriet Maxwell

More embroidered portraits: Daniel Kornrumpf

Embroidered Portraits by Jan Messent

Michael Creighton

Hand embroidered portrait of David Hockney

The Eye Project at North Park University.

Kris Trappeniers continuous line. Have them draw over a portrait on a transparency.

Embroidered Photograph.

Lisa JonesMoore

Self Portrait, Oskar Kokoschka.

Dain Fuses, Mixed Media, Wheatpasting and Collage

Surma 2, Woodcut print, 25.7 x 16cm - Ben Parsons


lines and colors: Cayce Zavaglia creates her portraits in a novel variation on the time honored traditions of tapestry, using crewel embroidery wool in a method in which the direction of the threads are not blended into a uniform pattern, but given direction within the creation of the form — like brushstrokes, producing a much more “painterly” (“threaderly”?) surface.

Portrait: Thread Sketching

By Stacey Page

Embroidered portrait

Thread Paintings

Embroidered photos. Yes.

Embroidered portraits by Cayce Zavaglia