the woven paint collection \\
spring - winter 2017
on the subject interpretation \\ This obsession with the inspiration that paintings give me started in the summer of 2016.
I use a lot of contrast when I weave - different textures, sizes, shapes of yarns, and even materials like recycled leather. It gives this three-dimensional feel, like there's more to the story than traditional warp and weft. Don't get me wrong, I love traditional weaving, sometimes almost more than modern-day free form weaving, but there's something about what I do that's freeing. Similar to the way seeing certain paintings makes me feel. There can be so much emotion, or nothing at all. It's all up for interpretation.
You can read more on the blog post here.