The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden's Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasn't changed much over the centuries:
Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest StumbleUponAn artist knows that when it comes to emulating an object, there is nothing more difficult than trying to draw an eye. This is because the eyes are not just a means to view something but they are the conduit to which the heart of your emotions are connected. Having pretty eyes makes the plainest face glow with beauty and the eye can be very difficult to define. Then is there a doubt that to draw an eye or a pair of eyes in such a way that it…
"As I begin to paint the scene, I drift into a right brain realm where I forget time and space and just sort of live inside this painting and the flow of color and brush strokes." – Artist Dimitra Milan
I chose this image to pin because the whole background is smudged with splashes of colour, and then right in the middle as a focus, there is a white blank figure of a girl. When there is a dramatic colour difference, it creates emphasis for the eyes to focus on the girl.