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A wool menagerie of miniature creatures by Natasya Shuljak exudes joy and humor

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December 23, 2020

Grace Ebert

All images © Natasya Shuljak, shared with permission

Adorable, cheerful, and slightly dazed, this eccentric miniature ensemble is the latest from a Moscow-based artisan Natasya Shuljak ((previously). Made from felted raw fibers, the expressive characters are characterized by mood and play. Petals sprout from ambiguous creatures while other chubby animals exude a calm and joyful air.

As Shuljak’s style of dry felting has emerged in recent years, she shares that her current concern is to find new ways to create without the help of tradition. “There is a lot of abstract in my work, and I want to reinforce that feeling,” she says, noting that she may be inspired by other art forms such as sculpture and architecture. “These spheres are united through the language of expression: the character of the line, rhythm, texture, color, etc.”

Follow the latest creations from Sjuljak on Instagramwhere she also announces news about releases in her shop.

# felt
#Miniature
#Toys
#wool

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