Light reflections. Have you ever seen the beach? Have you ever seen the shore? A small piece of beach with hundreds and hundreds of highlighted magnified sand grains. Inspired by the way the sunlight hits and reflects off of the little things in life, like sand grains. See the little to get an idea of the big.
The artist used hand painting, hand stitching and hand embroidery techniques to create this wonderful quilt art work.
She used eco friendly textile ink, cotton filling, wool and cotton thread and disregarded leftover fabrics.
Diana van der Harst, the creator of Leftover Universe, draws inspiration for her 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.
Diana 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.
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