Weâ€™ve found another artist depicting snapshots of everyday life with cloth and thread.Â The creator is Tokyo-based embroidery artist Asami Maruyama.Â She graduated from Setsu Mode Seminar and in 2010 started designing, collaborating and exhibiting at overseas art fairs.Â Her ideas and motifs are chosen from stocks of photographs she takes on a daily basis. Her hand-embroidered work includes just the right amount of detail to give each piece a breath of its own.
You canÂ view more of her work on Instagram.Â Some of her items can be purchased at Stores, Japan.
Images: Courtesy of Asami Maruyama.
Thereâ€™s beauty in the mundane as can be seen in these paintings by Toronto-based artist Caitlyn Murphy.Â The award-winning artist graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design and has a degrees in both philosophy and illustration.Â Her still-life gouache paintings showcase a unique style of realism preferring overlooked, quiet moments as her subject matter and reducing them to their simplest forms.Â The artist has had solo and group exhibitions and completed an artist residency in Espoo, Finland.
More of her work can be viewed on her website and Instagram.
Images: Courtesy of Caitlyn Murphy.
Admiring this series of Rock â€™Nâ€™ Roll Zoo created by We Are Dorothy studio.Â Dorothy is a studio manned by Ali, Phil, Jim and Tich and is based in Liverpool.Â Each of the principals did a tour of duty in the field of advertising before embarking on their own under the moniker, Dorothy.Â They produce conceptual prints, products and artworks that are sold and exhibited internationally.Â Their primary theme is music but they also dabble in Literature, Architecture, Kids and more.
You can find Dorothy on their website/shop, Facebook and Instagram.
Images: Courtesy of Dorothy.