Tag: thread

Nov 27, 2017

Renaissance Portraits Made From Single Thread on Circular Loom

Renaissance Portraits Made From Single Thread on Circular Loom

Petro Vrellis wraps a single, 1-2 km long thread, 3000-4000 times across a 200-peg loom

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Nov 8, 2017

Unravelling Ropes Into Fractal-Like Patterns (10 Photos)

Unravelling Ropes Into Fractal-Like Patterns (10 Photos)

Janaina Mello Landini unravels ropes into patterns that evoke tree roots, river basins and lightning strikes

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Dec 1, 2016

Gabriel Dawe’s Threaded Rainbows are Beautiful

Gabriel Dawe’s Threaded Rainbows are Beautiful

“Plexus no. 35” is on display at the Toledo Museum of Art until January 22, 2017

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May 14, 2015

This Artist Wrapped 24 km of Thread Around 13,000 Nails to Create This

This Artist Wrapped 24 km of Thread Around 13,000 Nails to Create This

Ukrainian artist Zenyk Palagniuk wrapped 24 km (15 mi) of thread around 13,000 nails to create an amazingly realistic portrait of Justin Timberlake. It took the artist over 200 hours to complete. Palagniuk began by sketching the portrait on a large piece of plywood. He then hammered in all of the nails and wrapped…

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Mar 5, 2014

Kumi Yamashita Unveils Latest Artwork Made from a Single, Unbroken Thread

Kumi Yamashita Unveils Latest Artwork Made from a Single, Unbroken Thread

Artwork by KUMI YAMASHITA Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing artwork has been featured previously (here and here), just unveiled her latest artwork in her ongoing Constellation series. Posted earlier this afternoon to her official Facebook page, the new piece was privately commissioned. The Constellation body of work consists of three simple materials that,…

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Dec 22, 2013

92-Year-Old Grandma Shares 30 Years of Embroidered Temari Balls

92-Year-Old Grandma Shares 30 Years of Embroidered Temari Balls

A stunning gallery of embroidered temari balls by a 92-year-old grandmother who has been practicing the craft for over thirty years.

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Nov 19, 2013

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to create stunning portraits of women and men. In the ongoing series entitled Constellation (a nod to the Greek tradition of tracing mythical figures in the sky), the Japanese artist (living and working in…

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