CROISSANT ANIMALIS

croissant animalis

The word “animal” comes from the Latin word animalis; meaning “having breath”, “having the breath of life”… from anima; ‘air, breath, life’…

handmade textile object and drawing
sketch/model for a meditation cushion

material: vintage fabric, wool and cotton
technique: hand embroidery and sewing
size: 18 x 15 x 7 cm
production date: August 2013

see also my other sketch/model for a meditation cushion – the spinning pilgrim caterpillar –

Published by Diana van der Harst

Diana van der Harst, ‘Dhyana’, the creator of ‘Leftover Universe’ draws inspiration for her remarkable range of work from her own life experience and from those beings; human, animal, plant and invisible, that surround her. Her love of all of life in its richness and variety has blossomed into the body of work that continues to evolve. Her work is intuitive, contemplative, spiritual, whimsical, harmonious, unique and poetic. Dhyana uses a range of mediums including Painting, Drawing, Photography, Illustration, Poetry, Graphics, Ceramics, Textile Art and Fashion & Textile Design thus creating a range of works that include functional objects such as pottery, blankets, cushions and bags each bearing the unique attributes of her style. For a full Artist Statement go to: https://leftoveruniverse.com/about/ For the artist's Resume go to: https://leftoveruniverse.com/about/resume/

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