A Childhood’s Dream

a forester's symphony

One of my childhood dreams was to become a Forester, to take care of the forest, the trees, the mushrooms, the wild animals, the birds…. This handmade cushion is dedicated to that dream.

handmade cushion
materials: wool, cotton, acrylic and organic corn fiber filling
techniques: machine knitting, nuno-felting, rope making, embroidery
size: 42 x 42 x 12 cm
production date: 2013-2015

ball and biscotto a forester's symphony

Another childhood dream was to become a pâtissière, I thought it would be so much fun to make sweets, cookies and cakies every day! 😊 This little spherical jar for keeping or serving sweets is dedicated to that childhood dream.

from the series of works: ‘having a BALL & BISCOTTO’

a spherical jar for keeping or serving sweets
materials: dark stoneware and handmade textile covered metal buttons
size: 8 x 8 x 11 cm
production date: 2015

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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