Jacob Gayle's Profile

About

When I was about 9 and living in Jamaica, I made little wooden furniture for my sister's doll house. Looking back on that now, I know that I am following my true life's path. I am artist who creates with his hands.

I am inspired by life, I love it. It is all around me.

I love leather. I like to experiment with many different textures and I am especially inspired by the colors. I'm not a lady, so I am always asking what they like, what colors, what styles, what prints. I have to get feedback about the work from the ladies, because they are the ones who wear it everyday.

Sometimes, at the end of the day, I have to put my hands to rest and let my feet do the work. Leave the workshop, go to Fort Greene park, play soccer to get it all out, then rewind to go back again…

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  • Male
  • Born on October 8
  • Joined December 16, 2007

Favorite materials

Leather

About

When I was about 9 and living in Jamaica, I made little wooden furniture for my sister's doll house. Looking back on that now, I know that I am following my true life's path. I am artist who creates with his hands.

I am inspired by life, I love it. It is all around me.

I love leather. I like to experiment with many different textures and I am especially inspired by the colors. I'm not a lady, so I am always asking what they like, what colors, what styles, what prints. I have to get feedback about the work from the ladies, because they are the ones who wear it everyday.

Sometimes, at the end of the day, I have to put my hands to rest and let my feet do the work. Leave the workshop, go to Fort Greene park, play soccer to get it all out, then rewind to go back again.


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