May 3, 2006

digital art and traditional craft

Instead of writing about a digital artist from the book which I researched last year, Edward Kac, I chose to write about something digital and traditional in the way it is created. And that is cross-stitch!!!! I first was interested in it last year, Spring 2005, where I created 10 digital cross stithces of some serial killers. I then explored some other options including different typography within this very restrictive style. I am very interested by a certain kind of cross stitch created by a woman named Julie Jackson. I first saw one of her cross stitches in the graphic design magazine STEP. If you would like to look at my opinions on this traditional craft and some links check out the extended entry. christie

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