Jan 1, 2011

Crochetdermist Shauna Richardson's Crochet Sculptures

UK-based artist Shauna Richardson develops life-size animals through the process of crocheting.
© Shauna Richardson
© Shauna Richardson
She uses the term ‘crochetdermy’ to better explain her work which makes strong references to taxidermy. Her pieces are made with materials like coarse wools such as mohair mixes, glass eyes, reproduction claws etc.

© Shauna Richardson
The free-style crochet technique she applies is executed with a 3mm hook, using one color and one stitch. The direction of the stitches highlighting anatomical features. It usually takes her months to complete one piece.

© Shauna Richardson