Thursday, July 8, 2021

Recycled And Scrap Metal Sculptures by Melissa Frances Bennett

Melissa Frances Bennett is a sculptor and a multi media artist born in Asheville, North Carolina. In 2012, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication from Savannah College of Art Design specializing in illustration and sculpture making.

Melissa creates metal sculptures out of recycled and salvaged materials inspired by nature. "My favorite part about working with steel and other found materials is the inevitable adventure." 27 years old artist currently lives and works from North Carolina where she sparks life into discarded and decaying inanimate objects.

She creates owls, birds, bees, rabbits, turtles, and hummingbirds with doorknobs, farming tools, nuts and bolts, blades and metal scraps that she has collected from junk yard.

Monday, July 5, 2021

Embroidered Hoop Art by German Artist Veronika Didenko

Veronika Didenko is an embroidery artist from Mainz, Germany. She creates lovely embroidered hoop art inspired by nature and its inhabitants. She uses natural materials such as cotton and linen fabric, and wool or cotton thread to "draw" beautiful illustrations. She likes to use high contrast colors in her embroidered work which makes the subject matter pop against the background.

The finished pieces are set into a wooden frame ready to hang on a wall. Her artwork is one-of-a-kind, if there is something you like then hop on over to her online store to grab it before it's gone! While you are there don't forget to check out her embroidered brooches. Find her hand-embroidered creations in her online store here - Verdi Broderie.