Artist Makes Stunning Aerial Embroidery That Showcases The Hidden Patterns Of Cultivated Farmland

Humble fields become abstracted artworks in thread paintings by Victoria Rose Richards. The artist uses a combination of tight, straight lines and lush French knots to emulate the rural patterning of closely-cropped fields divided by hedges and woods. Richards, who is 21 years old and based in South West Devon, U.K., draws inspiration from the natural beauty that surrounds her.

More: Instagram h/t: colossal

“I am a thread painter, born, raised, and currently living in South-West Devon, UK. After experimenting with a range of mediums since my GCSEs, I settled on embroidery last year after finally finding an art form I could fall in love with. I haven’t looked back, and now while away the free hours I used to spend stressing instead of creating small, colorful landscapes using embroidery floss and wool!” – she says.

“In living in a rural area with woods, fields, and rivers, and even near the ocean, I often take inspiration from the abundance of nature around. I especially enjoy doing coastal and ocean landscapes. More recently, I have also begun embroidering aerial tropical island pieces, I believe reflecting my great love of tropical marine biology which I developed after completing my biology degree this year!”

“I think that strong colors and textures can make an art piece bubble and fizz. This feeling overflows so that creating and looking at these pieces can make your heart lift as if it’s being buoyed on all the bubbles. Why I want to create my art is simple: I want to create bubbles and fizz!”









































(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Leave Your Comment Below


If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Vanishing Point: Lithuanian Artist Makes Trolleybuses Disappear Using Optical Illusion Art
"Everyone is Awesome": Lego Launch First-Ever LGBTQ-Themed Set
Inception Coffee Table By Stelios Mousarris
Iconic Volkswagen-Inspired Sleeping Space For Kids
Brutally Honest Logos By Viktor Hertz That Will Make You Laugh
The Traditional Rwandan Hairstyle: The Most Unique And Creative Hairstyle From The 1920
The 20 Brands With The Most Loyal Customers
Lucky Cat Underwear Will Bring Good Fortune To Your Crotch
IKEA Invents Clever Posters To Cook
Pansy Ass Ceramic
The Crotch Cannon: A More Natural Way To Perform A Snow Job
This Guy Has Built A Hobbit House In His Backyard
Stunning 3D Printed Mycelium Shoe By Ica & Kostika
No Cat Lover Will Be Able To Resist These Cozy Curled-Up Cats As Decorative Ceramic Plates
Adorable Geometric Caves For Your Pets
You Won’t Believe The Mindblowing Metal Sculptures Created By The ‘Weld Queen’ Of Russia
The Filmography of Guns
Stunning Underwater Scultpures Near Maldives By Jason deCaires Taylor
New Fashion Dolls Available At Tokyo Disney Resort
Giant RoboCop Statue Finally Finds Its Home In Detroit
British Hair Awards 2016 – Afro Finalist Collection
The R.A.F. MK1 Cluster Bomb Drinks Cabinet
Japanese Hobbyist’s Mind-Blowing Models Look Exactly Like Anime Stills
Bench To Bedroom: Urban Furniture Turned Homeless Shelters
Toy Retailer Hired A Designer To Create ‘Friends’ Barbie Dolls, And They Delivered
"Disintegrating": Photographer Fabian Oefner Slices Up a Classic Sports Cars for Art
Stylist Guy Tang Creates Magical 'Color Changing Hair'
Badass Steampunk Skull Rocker Leather Waist And Holster Bag
This Is What Happens When You Peel Off 30 Years Of Graffiti
In Celebration Of Pride Month, IKEA Unveils Limited-Edition Rainbow Shopping Bag