Mav Kuhn

Creativity Coach, Writer, Artist & Translator

Anti-selfie

The concept behind this was to create an “Anti-selfie” – something that took a stand against the sucked-in faces with trout pouts snapped in a second from a phone held … Continue reading

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Shouting dada face

This was a great piece to work – wonderful colours and textures! It was worked in dry needle felting technique with plenty of bead and hand-embroidered embellishments. The concept is … Continue reading

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Revelation

This piece took months to finish, partly because it was an emerging piece and the first of its kind in my portfolio. It is worked in dry needle felting technique … Continue reading

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Peacock feathers

Peacock feathers using inverse applique (hand sewn) and rayon thread (machine sewn). ©Mav Kuhn 2017

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The Gemini project

This piece was worked using multiple techniques (dry felting, embroidery, seed beading, crochet, applique). It was created as a 40th birthday present for my best pal, who is a Gemini. … Continue reading

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Bliss in Chaos

This piece is entirely dry needle felted. Based on a “spontaneous sketch” that I did – a random agglomeration of lines that gave birth to this contemplative little dude sitting … Continue reading

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Coral reef

Hand embroidered piece worked in restricted palette and restricted number of stitches. This was a contemplative piece on coral reefs and their rapid extinction on the planet due to the … Continue reading

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Bleeding hills

This figure represents Everywoman, hence the darkened, anonymous face. She is also Goddess, her menstrual blood bringing fertility to the fields, her legs akimbo forming the mountain range. This piece … Continue reading

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Waxing moon

Dry needle felted using hand-spun yarn for the branches. Inspired by lunar meditations.

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Decorative bird

Hand-stitched, freestyle bird based on a Peruvian ceramic design, using some Crewel Work techniques.

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