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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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