The Co-Create Series: Victoria Garcia’s illustration inspired by anatomical and botanical drawings combined

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By Lost At E Minor in New Illustration on Wednesday 5 November 2014

For the Co-Create series, we’ve invited six of Australia‚Äôs most talented creative talents to produce original work exclusively for Lost At E Minor inspired by some of their favourite posts on the site and using only the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. In this installment, textile artist Victoria Garcia, who was featured in a Lost At E Minor video back in 2013, took inspiration from these illustrations of anatomical and botanical drawings combined. These are her words about the creative process. [see Victoria’s other Co-Create works here and here]

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Fashion and textile designer: Natalia Grzybowski

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By Joanne Thies in New Fashion on Tuesday 10 April 2012

Natalia Grzybowski, a Sydney-based fashion and textile designer, has just released this amazing Hybrid collection. Her creations are something else. The delicate prints are so feminine and soft, yet the garments are so structured and ultra modern.

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Stunning architectural quilts by Nigerian artist El Anatsui

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By Diana Zlatanovski in New Art on Monday 2 April 2012

Standing in front of a textile by Nigerian artist El Anatsui, you may find yourself in awe. Thousands of metal scraps, including bottle caps, milk tins, and aluminum wrappings from the tops of liquor bottles, are pieced together to create his stunning architectural quilts. Finding a discarded bag of bottle caps inspired his creations, which represent a commentary on Nigerian history and culture.

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