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Klosterburg

This pencil sketch was completed over a few days. I had taken to drawing outdoors but was frustrated because wherever I stopped to sketch, strangers would wander up to look … Continue reading

June 2, 2018 · 6 Comments

In hindsight

  This piece comprises many singular, felted strips. Each strip tells a story, holds a moment, a memory. It’s easy to obsess about one aspect of the past – a … Continue reading

May 28, 2018 · 2 Comments

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

July 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

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

July 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

July 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Peacock feathers

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

July 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

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

July 4, 2017 · Leave a comment