I have to abandon my Ancestor-Spirit-Mask project for the month of December. I'll explain why. I am riding two horses, horse one is called "textile design for hometextiles and interior decoration", the other one " textile art". I'll go away in the second week of January to the international Hometextile fair in Francford. Two designer-friends of mine have a textile-design studio called "PIMENT DOUX"and a stand at the fair.
I'll work with them as their interpreter and fellow designer showing my designs at their stand. I did that last year with only about 20 designs, sold nothing, but learned a lot about trends in decoration and about "industrial" design of hometextiles. This year I'll take a greater number of designs, but so far I only have finished 8 because they'll be exclusively hand-painted.
Deadline January 6th . I'm running late. On the other hand, a deadline can be a very good thing , as it takes you into a kind of creative immersion. Ideas are crowding in and you focus on them and you stay right there until you have translated them onto paper or whatever your supporting material may be.
The designs are exclusive and secret:), but I invite you to accompany me during the creative journey this month: I will share quick sketches, studies and ideas for my designs which I am able to get into my Moleskine while metroing, with you here on my blog. Off I go, time is running.