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Shimmering Metallic Embroideries of Dragonflies and Other Insects by Humayrah Bint Altaf

9 monthes ago   |   By Colossal

Bedford, England-based embroidery artist Humayrah Bint Altaf continues to construct ornate insects using shimmering threads and metallic beads. Her dragonflies, bees, beetles, and butterflies take shape using carefully paired patterns and colors that form wings, bodies, and even delicate feet. While Altaf takes artistic license with the exact shapes and colors in her embroideries, her use of bright, reflective materials adds a sense of life to these insect interpretations. The artist shares with Colossal:
I strive to create pieces that speak figuratively and literally of the colors and...
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