Google Earth in wool and satin – in pictures


Victoria Rose Richards creates “embroidered landscapes” influenced by the Devonshire countryside where she grew up. “I get inspiration from aerial views on Google Earth,” says the 21-year-old artist, who uses wool, French knots and satin stitch to make her “colourful and optimistic” scenes. As a recent biological science graduate, Richards plans to work in ecology or environmental science, but also hopes to keep developing her art and, she says, “creating more details, textures and depth to my pieces, to possibly even give them a 3D element”.

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