Catalogue In-between Microcosmo y Macrocosmo, Alexandra Knie

Study of near Earth asteroid 253 Mathilde, 2018, Alexandra Knie, acrylic, machine embroidery on canvas wood panel, photo courtesy by the artist Our universe … it’s origin … it’s boundaries… Since my early childhood these topics interest me. So my eyes lit up when I discovered this catalogue with embroidered “spacy art” of artist Alexandra […]

Diary project Hand@Work

Finished work, work and photo Mique Menheere, design Pauline Nijenhuis the photo it started with… Kruispunt (Crossroads), design & photo Pauline Nijenhuis Done! What a great feeling it was to finish my work far before the deadline given… As you may know, I’m participating in Pauline Nijenhuis’ art project Hand@Work. With 5 artists in total […]

New Potatoes, Tilleke Schwarz

Playground, 2008, Tilleke Schwarz, courtesy by the artist Not being arty? “When I told gallery owners that I embroidered, they stop”. This is what Tilleke Schwarz (1946, Pijnacker, Netherlands) experienced in the nineties trying to exhibit and sell her work at galleries. Me myself I expericence the same when talking to people about my embroidery […]

Sampler diary, Megaliths

Love for making samplers For some reason I love making samplers. Trying out things, make little attempts for working with all kind of techniques… At this blog I will regularly show samplers I made. And tell something about the “how, what and why” of it. A kind of diary, you could say… Love for architecture […]