Kameli Shae's Profile

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I'm fulfilling my need to take my ideas from conception to creation. I'm highly intrigued by the places my imagination takes me and the ideas it allows me to birth.

Although I'm a scenic and costume designer by education and trade, I began to appreciate almost every other form of fine art as a teen. I've learned some other skills through meeting people, traveling and my natural taste for adventure and exploration.

I have a passion for ethnic and historical clothing, fabric (batiks, block & wax prints, most things vintage, nature and just plain life. I, also find traveling very influential in my work and like to buy handmade and vintage items in the places that I visit. I refer to flea markets, thrift stores and yard sales as local "hot spots". There's just so much to do, see and collect at those places…

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  • Joined January 16, 2010

Favorite materials

fabric, and more fabric plus textile paints, fabric dyes

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About

I'm fulfilling my need to take my ideas from conception to creation. I'm highly intrigued by the places my imagination takes me and the ideas it allows me to birth.

Although I'm a scenic and costume designer by education and trade, I began to appreciate almost every other form of fine art as a teen. I've learned some other skills through meeting people, traveling and my natural taste for adventure and exploration.

I have a passion for ethnic and historical clothing, fabric (batiks, block & wax prints, most things vintage, nature and just plain life. I, also find traveling very influential in my work and like to buy handmade and vintage items in the places that I visit. I refer to flea markets, thrift stores and yard sales as local "hot spots". There's just so much to do, see and collect at those places...

I would say that the things that inspire me the most are written on a mile-long list, but I tend to "colorize" my ideas first. Surrounding myself with my family is also a form of inspiration; my creativity is highly supported and almost always encouraged, so, it just makes sense for me to have an etsy shop. Otherwise, most of my stuff would end up on the top shelf of my linen closet.

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