What I love the most about Ana Teresa Barboza's works is she use very common and basic materials and techniques, but outcomes are magnificent. She often use the contexts of natural, landscapes is most. Interesting to me, she used lots of vibrant colors to contrast and enhance each other to give a rich feeling. Although embroidery is a very controlled way of working, her works give me a lose feeling, I think this is because she did not limited on the surface of the fabric but extend outward make it to three dimensional pieces. She use knit a lot, by adding lose knit to embroidery, it added a breath in to the whole work, made it freer in a way. she has a strong personal style which seems very playful and energetic to me, I would like to try to introduce some of her methods into my work.
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