Drawing With Thread

Illustration // Monday, 13 Aug 2012
1

 

In a short video documenting her 2011 commissioned installation at the Shire Hall Gallery, UK-based artist Debbie Smyth discusses her process and inspiration for her embroidered illustrations. Through meticulously lifting, stretching, tightening, and pinning threads to add or decrease tension, Smyth has developed a unique style that lies somewhere between fine art and textile craft.

 

debbiesmyth_thumbbig

Vault

Full magazine features from Juxtapoz

visit the VAULT >