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I love to discover the beautifully unusual. My aesthetic preference is Wabi Sabi. I like a distinct balance of opposites - subtlety and ornamentation... futurepast fresh and primordial... energy, then calm. Unfamiliar music, unexplored terrain, original danceforms, fragrance or spice juxtapositions, words arranged in a way I've never seen... these are things which pique my interest. In people and in nature, diversity fascinates me.

The book contents - drawn (literally) from scrapbooks and sketchbooks full of tearsheets, art and fashion sketches, and observations I composed in the 80s as a student artist - are rather edgy, avant garde, and hint of trends which came about during the 90s and early 21st Century. The illustrations, like fashion chameleons reflecting everchanging trends, exhibit a New Wave, New Romantics, punk, bohemian, steampunk aura. The commentary is like my blogs - with…

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  • Joined January 3, 2014

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constant creative ideas, paper all textures, fabric all textures, printed word, thread, recycled repurposed upcycled materials, collage, mail art

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About

I love to discover the beautifully unusual. My aesthetic preference is Wabi Sabi. I like a distinct balance of opposites - subtlety and ornamentation... futurepast fresh and primordial... energy, then calm. Unfamiliar music, unexplored terrain, original danceforms, fragrance or spice juxtapositions, words arranged in a way I've never seen... these are things which pique my interest. In people and in nature, diversity fascinates me.

The book contents - drawn (literally) from scrapbooks and sketchbooks full of tearsheets, art and fashion sketches, and observations I composed in the 80s as a student artist - are rather edgy, avant garde, and hint of trends which came about during the 90s and early 21st Century. The illustrations, like fashion chameleons reflecting everchanging trends, exhibit a New Wave, New Romantics, punk, bohemian, steampunk aura. The commentary is like my blogs - with marvelous lists. You witness my artistic origins when you open my book.

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