Starr Hagenbring - New Orleans LA
The images and graphics are HAND PAINTED with brush, topical paints, using a variety of techniques of layering and solids depending on the desired effects. The DECORATIVE STITCHING IS DONE FREE FORM, with machine, to give the illusion of "sketching" on top of the collaged painted surfaces. My work is the continuing experimentation of painting, cutting, piecing and stitching fabrics into different patterns. The pieces are designed to be viewed 360 degrees, and with movement, to see half the garment is to see only half the story. All the pieces are lined and have couture finishing. I design, sew, and paint everything.