Sophia Narrett's Woven Art Pays Homage to Classic Paintings

By: Jana Pijak - Nov 10, 2014
References: sophianarrett & fubiz.net
Sophia Narrett's embroidered needlepoint illustrations are a contemporary translation of classic masterpieces. Narrett looks to artists like Manet for inspiration and creates intricate paintings that feature colored thread as their medium.

While paying tribute to iconic paintings, the artist and designer also utilizes traditional techniques to create her finished products. Her needlepoint illustrations captures striking and incredibly detailed landscapes and are even accented with figurative drawings of human subjects.

Often capturing symbolic rituals or outdoor celebrations, Sophia Narrett's embroidered canvases are not only visually intriguing but are also texture-enriched and sculptural in their aesthetic. The paintings defy convention and inspire modern artists to take up an embroidery hobby.

Her works embody an old-world air and are adorned with vibrant colors that mimic those seen in our natural world.