Thread Replaces Paint in the Abstract Work of Nike Schroeder

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Thread Replaces Paint in the Abstract Work of Nike Schroeder

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In embroidery, thread can be used to depict images, just like ink or paint can be used in drawing and painting. Artist Nike Schroeder uses thread to create abstract works that are reminiscent of paint spread across the surface of a canvas.

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In a recent interview with TextileArtist.org, Schroeder described the intuitive process that informs her remarkable abstract work.

What I love most, influences and inspires me. I think sometimes I am not even aware of it – it all just happens while living.

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The sheer simplicity of Schroeder’s process is what I find most appealing about her work. It’s incredible that such commonplace materials can create such stunning results when they are displayed in just the right way. My favorite thing about seeing works like this is the renewed appreciation it makes me feel for the stuff I find just lying around the house!

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