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Yuri Miyazaki

The ethereal embroideries shown above are the works of Japanese embroidery artist
Yuri Miyazaki.  A graduate of Kanzawa University she started embroidery painting around 2014 producing many pieces for solo exhibitions. She works primarily on translucent fabric with a loose stitches resembling ink sketches on paper. 

More of her work can be seen on her website (in Japanese) and on Instagram.  

Images:  Courtesy of Yuri Miyazaki.

Jennifer Hugot

French artist and designer Jennifer Hugot generates images by strip cutting,
gluing and braiding paper.  She is inspired by her surroundings, architecture and forms of nature.  Her knowledge of textile design is visible in the colors, patterns and weaving of the cut paper pieces.  The four designs on top was a coordinated effort with art director and photographer Daniel Forero.

More of her designs can be seen on her website and Instagram.

Images:  Courtesy of Jennifer Hugot.

Renée Gouin

Loving these monotypes created by Vancouver-based artist and printmaker, Renée Gouin.  She studied visual art, design and literature in British Columbia, New York and Switzerland.  In her biography and in La Collectionneuse she says this about her art:

“I’m inspired by the process of reduction, paring down objects to their essential form”.

“The idea of reduction stems from my appreciation of Japanese woodblock prints, their muted tonalities and restrained compositions.”

“I see the process of reduction being less about abstraction and more about creating clarity and harmony between the essential formal elements: shape, colour, and composition. The negative space is really important in my images. It accentuates the subjects within the space and their relationship with one another. By pairing down the compositional elements, the aesthetic experience is more immediate and direct.”


More of her work can be viewed on her website and on Instagram.

Images:  Courtesy of Renée Gouin.