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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Jill Draper


Can you spot the difference between these two images? While the pic on the left is a photograph of snow-covered trees, the one beside it is a tapestry of the trees.

Sixty-two year old British artist Jill Draper renders pictures of landscapes in her embroidered tapestries that are painstakingly recreated with astonishing accuracy using just a needle and thread.






16 comments:

Gina F said...

WOW! That really is amazing! I love what she does and the pictures are beautiful. Thanks for sharing! I am a fan of your blog also. I am very bless to have found a blog friend like you. Have a Great Weekend!!! :o)

~Gina~
motherof1princessand2princes.blogspot.com

Maureen Makes It said...

Terrific blog!Happy to have found you via the Friday follows. I'm pleased to be following you. Come by and see me, too! :)

Maureen

http://maureenmakesit.com

Chocolate Covered Daydreams said...

That is beyond beautiful! She is very talented!

RoseBelle said...

I would never have believed that the set artwork was produced by needle and thread. That's amazing and with such precision too!

Nan Bennett said...

Happy Friday!! Stopping by to say Hi!.

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Fabulous Finds said...

Excellent Blog.
I'm a new follower thanks to Friendly Friday Follow.
Hope you get a chance to stop by my blog
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Cheers,
♥Tiffany

Steadfast Ahoy! said...

Now that is art! Veronica, thank you for your love and support as we grieve our good friend. It is a sad time, but it helps to know that others care too.
Rosemary

Peggy said...

I am now following you through
Follow Friday 40+!!
Peggy Gorman
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Fresh Mommy said...

All I can say is WOW!! Those are beautiful. There is so much amazing, creative talent out there. Thanks for sharing... and thanks for visiting!! I'm your newest follower :) Would love to have you back!

Oh and lovely blog... the colors are beautiful ;)

~Tabitha

Nezzy said...

I'm just speechless and let me tell ya baby, that rarely happens...EVER!!! It's as if she has cloned the portrait onto fabric. These are simply amazin'!

God bless ya and have a fantastic weekend!!!

I am Harriet said...

Hi Veronica Lee.
Stopping by to see how you're doing.
You always have such interesting information.
Take care :)

Rebecca Watson said...

happy Friday! Enjoy your day! Stopping by from FF - come follow me back! I enjoy your blog- let's keep in touch! :)

www.justcherishtoday.com

blueviolet said...

She is incredibly talented!

Bethany said...

Wow, that is amazing!! She's extremely talented :)

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

WOW!!! It is so hard to tell which one is the photo and which one is her creation! Amazing!!!!

You find the most interesting things! Thank you for sharing!!!!

Blessings & Aloha!
(hubby and son are sleeping, so trying to finally get some blog reading done, visit and reply to comments left on my past two posts!) Thank you so much for stopping by again :o)

Emily said...

Wow that is pretty amazing. Stopping by to check out your fabulous blog!! Thanks for checking us out!

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