The art of tapestry relies on the techniques of incorporating intricate chromatic gradients and fine material textures with the aim to achieve the perception of an overall picture. Nowadays this work
mix visual intricacy, its relationship to scale and the wide possibilities to translate such drawings into digitally fabricated surfaces (either digitally printed or robotic knitted). The visual field of a tapestry is grainy; every stitch can be considered like a pixel.
photo from Shawn shawn rassekh