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Creative Photography

Crafthaus regularly features creative photography to inspire craft artists to take their own photography to the next level.

Feel free to upload and share creative images of your own work in this group and BE SURE to give proper photo credit!

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A big part of why I am so enthusiastic about sharing creative photography on crafthaus is that I am always trying to find imagery that hopefully inspires us craft artists to break away from the typical way we present our work to the public. I recognize that there is a fine line between a beautiful image that captivates the eye and a huge distraction from the work we do, we had that discussion on crafthaus many times, however, some crafthaus artists already use dramatic imagery cleverly when showing their work and I find it a refreshing break from the usual meh images I often see. Why don't we craft artists team up more with other creative people, such as really inventive hair stylists, art photographers, designers, architects and see what imagery comes out of those collaborations?

Anabel Chan

Sorcha O'Raghallaigh

Patricia Mato-Mora

Forget everything you thought you knew about artificial limbs!

Jewelry by Kathleen Nowak Tucci featured on the cover of  Italian Vogue magazine! This is the first time an eco artist’s work has been featured on the cover of a mainstream fashion magazine.

Even without the high roller people involved in this shoot, we as creatives, can't we come up with good ideas like this?


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crafthaus member Dauvit Alexander photographed by Simon Murphy and Andrew Neilson.

Here's Dauvit's account of a recent photo shoot of his work.

Thorsten Brinkmann

Madame Peripetie

Petros Chrisostomou

MASHA REVA X SYNDICATE ODESSA SERIES

Christian Tagliavini

Hiroshi Nonami

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Creative Photography - Further exploring artwork through photography

Started by Patricia Mato-Mora Dec 12, 2013. 0 Replies

This mural is drawn with one single line, an approach to craft that I have developed over the past three years.The line has been tested on ceramic tiles, drawings, canvas frames, pots and murals. When I finished drawing the mural, I traced my left hand at the very end of the continuous line (I am right handed), in order to start introducing myself, as the only inhabitant of this room, into the mural itself. To…Continue

Tags: graffiti, mural, oneline, craft

The Unused Shots

Started by The Justified Sinner. Last reply by The Justified Sinner Nov 7, 2013. 2 Replies

The photoshoot is over and I have submitted the images to "Supbrooch" but here are the images we didn't use: Imperial Overcoat Star Of The Order Of Aksentii Porprischkin -  Made from Silver; used sewing-machine needles found in a derelict…Continue

Petros Chrisostomou

Started by Brigitte Martin Nov 3, 2013. 0 Replies

Petros Chrisostomou photographs small-scale, ordinary, ephemeral objects in architectural models that he constructs himself, and then dramatically arranges, often employing lighting and staging conventions of the theater.…Continue

Tags: installation, Photography, Chrisostomou, Petros, crafthaus

Madame Peripetie

Started by Brigitte Martin. Last reply by Vicky Saragouda Nov 4, 2013. 1 Reply

‘Madame Peripetie’, aka Sylwana Zybura, is a Polish photographer based in Germany. Sylwana explores the boundaries between fashion, sculpture and the human body, experimenting with various fabrics and patterns; whilst infusing high-fashion elements with abstract and conceptual ideas, creating an eccentric escapade…Continue

Tags: Madame, Peripetie, photography, effective, crafthaus

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Tales From the Tool Box - A Crafthaus Online Exhibition

Diana Greenwood
‘There is always one moment in childhood…’

Mantel Box 230 x 330 x 45 mm

Mantel Box in Cherry wood with a hinged glass door, containing a silver vessel marked ‘drink me’, marbles, sweets and found objects

A piece about childhood, forgotten toys, favorite stories and the loss of innocence as the future beckons, inspired by ‘Garden of Love’ by William Blake.

Image Credit: Diana Greenwood

www.diana-greenwood.com

View the new CRAFTHAUS online exhibition (October 24-November 24, 2014)

Tales from the Tool Box - Chapter 1

Curated by Mark Fenn - Studiofenn, UK

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Last day of October and spooky hallowe'en is here again. I've never much bothered with the festival as I'm not much of a horror fan but this year I've been paying a bit more attention and have been finding it quite funny, especially the non-gendered gingerbread person biscuits which one of the fashion students had iced to look like skeletons:…See More
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Takahiro Iwasaki - Miniature Scenes made of Fibers, Dust & Hair

The only place for cloth fibers, human hair and dust in my home is the vacuum cleaner, but that's not the case for Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki, who loves to use them to create detailed miniature scenes that depict Japan's industrial…See More
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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

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