If you think that beads and embroidery don’t mix together, it’s just because you haven’t heard of Fistashka Art. The Russian artist Polina started this project and found a creative way to blend these two art forms into one.
Polina’s Instagram page @fistashka.art has 130,000 followers and counting, and it’s not difficult to see why so many people are mesmerized by her. She’s been doing embroidery since 2015, and her creations are mostly inspired by famous works of art and pop culture icons.
Polina’s creations didn’t always look the way they do now. She started her embroidery journey with thread and needle, like most other artists, before adding beads to the mix. Many of her early creations seamlessly blended these two techniques together.
One of the best things about her Instagram page is that she always gives us a sneak peek into her creative protest. Instead of simply sharing a final product with her audience, Polina often posts unfinished creations that made us appreciate them even more.