Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Wednesday Art Feature: Tracy Chaplin - Gretel Girl

This week, I want to show you the work of the talented Tracy Chaplin, Gretel Girl. Tracy is an Australian based illustrator with a love of fabrics, craft & upcycling.

Not only are Tracy's works beautiful and intricate, but they are so well thought out and presented beautifully. I love how she presents them in embroidery hoops. I think this is such a unique and visually pleasing way to present her work, plus there's no need for frames!


I just adore the way she's drawn the hair in the above photo, not to mention the subtle rosey cheeks and wonderful patterns!

6 comments:

  1. These are so great! I love the detail, and the presentation. Wonderful find!
    stephanie

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  2. Wow, these are superb! Definitely going on my Christmas wishlist!

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  3. I like all the different patterns and how she stitched around her images, just shows how much work goes into them.

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  4. So neat!! The embroidery hoops really do add some extra uniqueness.

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