Artist on tumblr - Julie Sarloutteis a French artist, graduate from the National School of Fine Arts in Paris, France. She focuses on embroidery, but she isn’t making clothes; using string, Sarloutte creates pieces so detailed that they appear to be composed of paint strokes instead of individual stitches. Sarloutte draws inspiration from technology and the media, as her work focuses on what the world news is covering. Omnipresent tragedies such as war, hostages, natural disasters and repression are most often the subjects of her embroideries. She also works with painting and mosaic, every method leading to what she believes is an unexpected contrast between the subject she is portraying and the material it is being made from via
The Museum of Fashion and Textile had a fascinating talk about the rebozo (traditional scarf) and it’s importance in Mexican culture. I really enjoyed the exhibit and recommend going if you’re in London.
Based in Edinburgh, artist Jessica Harrison creates macabre ceramic figures. Using found porcelain figurines of women with fair skin and fancy dresses as a base, Harrison cuts pieces from and adds gore to the dainty ladies. Harrison’s tools of the tradeinclude epoxy resin putty and enamel paint.