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Number 9 in my kimono series (see blog on left side of screen), this piece took a detour as it developed. I started with one concept in mind but as things went along, I got pulled to play withe some wax resist techniques and ended up using lots of alizarin crimson. Perhaps it was thenbsp;… [View Details]
It’s called chest fiddling from what I understand and it is an old-timey mountain way of playing the fiddle. This old mountain man was sawin’ on the fiddle at the Georgia Mountain Fair. It is a watercolor highlighted with ink.
This may look like fabric but it is actually rice paper that has been painted and treated in a way the Japanese refer to as momigami. I don’t know a lot about it but from what I understand there are some Japanese cultures that historically made clothing out of paper. The paper is scrunched andnbsp;… [View Details]