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Hello, my name is Miriam Tobias and I’m completely obsessed with screen-printing, sewing, and upcycling (recycling a product and turning it into something of high quality= upcycling)! When I’m not creating, I ‘m thinking about making stuff and planning my new screen-print designs. I print onto mostly reclaimed garments and bags. This gives me a great excuse to frequent thrift stores, which is one of my favorite things to do. I enjoy giving cast-off objects a new life. Each piece presents a design challenge because each item is a different cut, color, size, etc... I print and layer images, mix the ink in accordance to what the individual item of clothing dictates. I approach my mixed media paintings in a similar way. They are all painted on ¾” birch plywood, and it is the grain of the wood that inspires and guides me. I incorporate my silk screens into the composition and layer them with freestyle painting. Whether you purchase a…

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  • Born on August 14
  • Joined September 13, 2006

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About

Hello, my name is Miriam Tobias and I’m completely obsessed with screen-printing, sewing, and upcycling (recycling a product and turning it into something of high quality= upcycling)! When I’m not creating, I ‘m thinking about making stuff and planning my new screen-print designs. I print onto mostly reclaimed garments and bags. This gives me a great excuse to frequent thrift stores, which is one of my favorite things to do. I enjoy giving cast-off objects a new life. Each piece presents a design challenge because each item is a different cut, color, size, etc... I print and layer images, mix the ink in accordance to what the individual item of clothing dictates. I approach my mixed media paintings in a similar way. They are all painted on ¾” birch plywood, and it is the grain of the wood that inspires and guides me. I incorporate my silk screens into the composition and layer them with freestyle painting. Whether you purchase a painting, a bag, a t-shirt, or a tie you will be receiving a one-of-a-kind mümmus original, made with love.

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