Thursday, February 22, 2018

Surreal Soft Sculptures Under Glass Dome by Lana Crooks


Blodeuwedd /The White Lady, 13” x 9.5” x 6.5” wall hanging

The Dance,  5"w x 7.5"h x 5"d hand dyed wool and silk

Bone China 1-4  4.5"h x 4"w x 4"d embroidered hand-dyed wool and brass

Winter Crow  8"h x 5"w x 5"d  hand-dyed silk and wool shaved glass

Study In Monochrome, 9″h x 5″w x 5″d under glass dome

Still This Heart, 4″h x 4″w x 4″d under glass dome

Textile artist Lana Crooks constructs surreal soft sculptures and anatomical specimens using hand-dyed wool, aging fabric and found objects. Her work is inspired by her love for "the antique, the creepy, the cute and the mysterious." She has won Designer Toy Awards twice for her exquisite work. You can see more of her work on Facebook and Instagram.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Romantic Animal: Homeware and Textile Collection















If you like animals in wreath crowns then you are going to love the Romantic Animal collection by Ginger. The collection features owl, bear and raccoon in pencil sketch style against bright blue, pink, yellow and green background. The images of creatures perched on branch and surrounded with blossoms can be found on lot of things from cups, plates, tray, tote bags, pillows and pouches.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Cute Birthday Cards By Ekaterina Trukhan














Illustrator Ekaterina Trukhan was born in Russia and later moved to London where she studied illustration at Camberwell College of Arts. Her birthday card series is super adorable, featuring sweet character illustartions in soft hues with elegant gold foil details.

I picked only a few cards to share here but you can see the entire collection at Lagom.

Monday, February 19, 2018

These Creatures Will Make You Smile








 





Lidiya Marinchuk is the owner and doll designer behind Marli. Ukraine based artist creates adorable creatures that are handmade of cotton and hand-painted with loads of details. Each one has a great personality and story to go with it. Her impeccable attention to detail and craftsmanship has gained her raving reviews on Etsy. One-of-kind dolls are sold before they even make to the store, so if you like something to be made then contact her and follow her on Facebook.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Animal Silhouettes Superimposed on Natural Scenery













Russian artist and art lover Nikolai Tolstyh creates paper silhouettes of animals and to fill them up uses a visually rich backdrop that consists of leaves, branches and flowers. The combination of stark white animals shapes and bright landscapes work perfectly. Each piece looks like an artwork where the primary subject animals are framed by the scenery. You can see more of his work on Instagram.