Vera Shimunia is an embroidery fairy who doesn’t conform to any laws or limits when it comes to art. And as it turns out, people can “paint” with more than just brushes and pencils. This woman uses her needle and colorful thread to draw stunning views and landscapes, portraying a variety of moods.

We at Enlighten tip our hats off to people who take art to a whole new level and aren’t afraid to experiment. We’d love for you to take a look at some of Vera’s work and witness how nimble hands can work real wonders.

Vera is an absolutely self-taught artist.

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The young woman is an economist by trade and has never done any workshops or tutorials in embroidery art. She used to do some amateur drawing, but becoming a true artist has never been her goal. It all started when she felt an urge to share her emotions, which set her off on a journey of threading and stitching.

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Her embroidery style has no official name yet, though some people have a nickname for it.

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The artist’s subscribers call her style a “hooligan stitch,” and her desire to depict the diversity of nature’s landscapes on a small cloth of fabric is, indeed, quite a rebellious artistic move. Vera combines satin stitches and french knots and adds thin and thick fibers and threads to get multi-dimensional, realistic views.

shimunia / InstagramShe never gets tired of painting the sky.

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