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Piece Together Nature’s Tiny Wonders with Miniature Jigsaw Puzzles from Nervous System

 Design #flowers #moths #mushrooms #nature #puzzles April 6, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Nervous System, shared with permission The innovative team over at the Catskills-based studio Nervous System (previously) released a new line of miniature jigsaws that match organic shapes with similarly natural subject matter. All spanning less than eight inches, a spotted …

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Embroidered Sculptures Recreate Lifelike Mushrooms, Lichen, and Fungi in Thread

 Art Craft #embroidery #fungi #moss #mushrooms #nature #sculpture February 25, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Amanda Cobbett, shared with permission Amanda Cobbett suspends a singular moment in the fleeting lives of fungi by stitching their likeness in thread. The textile artist photographs and gathers specimens that she brings back to her Surrey Hills-based …

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Learn to Paint Magical Scenes in Thread in a New Book by Embroidery Artist Emillie Ferris

 Craft #birds #books #embroidery #insects #mushrooms #nature #thread January 13, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Emillie Ferris, courtesy of David & Charles, shared with permission U.K.-based artist Emillie Ferris (previously) has spent nearly a decade refining her distinct embroidery technique, which involves staggering long and short stitches to create textured portrayals of flora …

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In ‘Wild Design,’ Vintage Illustrations Expose the Patterns and Shapes Behind All Life on Earth

 Illustration Science #biology #birds #books #mushrooms #nature #pattern January 5, 2022 Grace Ebert Ernst Haeckel, Kunstformen der Natur, 1904. Gotha: Bibliographisches Institut. All images from Wild Design: Nature’s Architects by Kimberly Ridley, published by Princeton Architectural Press, shared with permission of the publisher Focusing on the patterns and shapes that structure the planet, a …

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Felted Fibers Are Rolled into Adorable Bread Bugs, Pastry Snails, and Mushrooms with Legs

 Craft Food #bread #insects #mushrooms #snails #wool December 21, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Atelier Hatena, shared with permission Atelier Hatena’s bread bugs are the only critters we’d gladly snuggle up with at night. The whimsical, fiber-rich characters are part of the Hiroshima-based artist’s growing troupe of felt creatures: there are four-legged rolls, …

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Evoking Dutch Genre Paintings, Intimate Scenes Peer into the Lives of Mushroom Characters

 Art #insects #mushrooms #painting September 27, 2021 Grace Ebert “The Nap” (2021), oil on cradled wood panel, 16 x 20 inches. All images © Bella Ormseth, shared with permission In her ongoing series Human Nature, Dutch artist Bella Ormseth paints lavish domestic scenes inhabited by central mushroom characters and a cohort of plants and …

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A Short Film Dives into the 15-Year Process Behind the Documentary ‘Fantastic Fungi’

 Documentary Photography Science #film #mushrooms #nature #plants #timelapse #video September 1, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] We shared footage of the mesmerizing mycelium networks pulsing underneath our feet back in 2019 to mark the opening of Louie Schwartzberg’s Fantastic Fungi, and now the dedicated director takes viewers behind the scenes to show his painstaking …

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