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Ornamenting A Narrative: an Embroidered Portrait

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posted on 23.05.2021, 15:42 by Tanya White
My research aim was to create a portrait following a sequential practice-based process. A female face was analyzed and informed by a mug shot photograph. Lesage embroidery and beading techniques define the facial features and surroundings of the subject matter. The final representation culminates my total experience while researching this woman’s image in a practical and theoretical way. This encompasses the physical procedure of sketching, painting, and embroidering her likeness with a preoccupation and self-awareness to understand the theories engaged during these processes. With this, I looked to Michael Podro’s

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Language

eng

Degree

Master of Arts

Program

Fashion

Granting Institution

Ryerson University

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Thesis

Thesis Advisor

Alice Chu Grahame Lynch

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