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Amazing Embroideries That Look Like Hyper-Realistic Paintings

Cayce Zavaglia is a painter. Aside from the usual gouaches and acrylic paints, she creates these amazing portraits by sewing with cotton and silk thread or crewel embroidery wool. She developed her own technique where she uses these materials to create hyper-realistic portraits. From up close, her sewing method looks just like the classic oil painting technique.
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Amazing Needle And Thread Portraits By Cayce Zavaglia

Originally trained as a painter, Cayce Zavaglia turned to a more unconventional mean of representing people's portraits. Her "paintings" are actually embroidered artworks, that from a distance look like photorealistic paintings, but when seen up-close, the needle