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Andrew Orton

Admiring these incredible embroidery designs created by Manchester-based artist Andrew Orton who has been studying and making art for 15 years. His primary subject matter is the human figure, whether drawing from a live model at life drawing classes or commissioned portraiture.  The figure is his never ending source of inspiration. His expressionist life drawings is used to explore his creativity in a multitude of media – drawing, painting, collage and even embroidery.  He has exhibited around the city of Manchester as well as organizing his own art events.

The artist can be found on Facebook and Instagram.  Some of his work is available in his Etsy shop, Andrew Orton Art.

Images:  Courtesy of Andrew Orton.