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Painted Fashion: Expressing Your Free Spirit

The artist’s studio journey can become your daily wear. The artist’s creative journey is never isolated and irrelevant if you allow that journey to accompany you in your daily routines as your wearable art. Feel the vibrancy, immediacy and freedom of creative experimentation and fun. Fill your days with delightful creative flow as you wear your favorite clothing designed by fine artists. You can see these fashions and more on https://shopvida.com/collections/janis-kirstein where art and fashion merge to create unique displays of creativity.   “A Piece of Music Wrap.” This over-sized cocoon wrap drapesgently over the shoulders, providing sheer coverage over a bathing suit or sleeveless top over your favorite top and pants. This 100% Viscose Georgette garment is custom made in India is is a...

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Fine Art to Fashion: See the Process In Kirsteinfineart Artist Studio

From the art studio comes fine art. From the fine art comes fashion. Here is the process of Kirstein creations starting with the artist studio, then moving to fashion design by Jan Kirstein. First is the creation of the paintings.     The next phase of my painted canvas panels happened today. I finalized the stretched canvas with a new layer of Sumi e ink as you can see in the montage of photos above. Silver glitter creates a bed for the black painted marks. A thread or two of colored pastel laces through scatterings of Japanese paper collage pieces.    Plus I actually got 8 hours of sleep last night! (An accomplishment for me.) Collage paper for adding adhesive...

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STAND UP FOR WHAT YOU BELIEVE WEARING YOUR OWN ONE OF A KIND DESIGNED KIRSTEINFINEART BOOTS.

  STAND UP FOR WHAT YOU BELIEVE WEARING YOUR OWN ONE OF A KIND DESIGNED KIRSTEINFINEART MARTIN BOOTS.    Together, I will work with you to choose any two words, you feel are central to what matters to you,  and I will place  these words within the design of any boot you see here.  Together, you and I will design your one of a kind boots! I will work with you individually through email, and together, we will make the design of your choice. Look at the Kirsteinfineart boot selection first by going here.   Here's a boot I just designed with a client: Love and Justice were her words. Together we selected the font, color and choice of words and their...

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Boots for Inspiration and Self Expression

Ever since the Dr. Martens boot, which celebrated its 55th anniversary this year, became a symbol of youthful rebellion, it has never gone out of style. Now major fashion brands have taken cues from the Doc’s distinctive features — a chunky sole, welted construction and sturdy leather upper — for durable boots of their own.

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