Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Elsa Karr's Amazing Thread Paintings

Indeed one of the most unusual art mediums to be seen at this year's HOLIDAY SHOW at Art On Main is Elsa Karr's thread paintings.  Much like the Impressionist's concept of building colored areas with strokes or dots of paint, the image is created with densely built layers of stitches creating a lively textural surface.  These small "paintings" are lush with color. 

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