Cape Town, South Africa embroiderer Danielle Clough single-handedly has changed my perspective on embroidery arts. Her portraits of celebrities are colorful, bright, and captivating. I admire how she uses different colors to show dimension, it is almost as if she is painting with thread. Who knew that embroidery could be so intricate? As a newbie to the embroidery world, her work is definitely an inspiration and worth checking out. Also, she has a skillshare class on modern embroidery, that I plan to definitely take in the near future. Take a look below for some inspiration. Which portrait is your favorite?