Tag Archives: dyed dragon series

Creative Process, September 2005.

A dog fight analogy.

Which beast wins?
The one you feed will.

Creative Process and Inspirations

Making the invisible, visible. Kawasaki, Japan.
Both the drawing and the prototype are Aqua Dragon Dress 2 in its early formation.

Aqua Dragon Dye Test, 2006


Rock Garden Beach facing Pacific, vintage postcard edit, 2016.
A Dye Test, Aqua Dragon Dress, 2006 - acid dye on silk.

(yet another) Recap: a dye test for Aqua Dragon Dress (2006).
And a photo of a cool place near my house just yesterday, probably to be the last sunny day of August.

Dragon Drawing, a dye test, 2006.


Sea shell with long spikes - a summer trip souvenir, a macro cap
A Dye Test, 2006 - for Dragon Dress series, 2006

Recap: a dye test for Dyed Dragon Series, January 2006.
And a souvenir shell from a trip to Shizuoka Prefecture earlier this month.

Artist at work, 2005, Kawasaki.


Artist at work, 2005, Kawasaki.

“Is it ‘flowing’?”
Yours truly, trying on one of her prototypes, which, a year later, became a piece called “Aqua Dragon Dress 2”. What she’s standing in is called “pre-relocation mess”.
Autumn 2005, Kawasaki, Japan.

Process in Pictures: Indigo Dragon Top (2006)

Originally posted on Cargo Collective circa June 2011.

Piece: Indigo Dragon Top (2006), acid dye on silk.

Indigo Dragon Top - Process - Inspiration - night shore, blur.
Indigo Dragon Top - Process - Inspiration - wood carved dragon.
Indigo Dragon Top - Process - pencil drawing, soaring dragon.
Indigo Dragon Top - Process - dyed dragon, detail.
Indigo Dragon Top - Process - Inspiration - sea surface, dark ri
Indigo Dragon Top - Process - dyed dragon, torso.
Indigo Dragon Top - Process - dyed dragon, sky.
Indigo Dragon Top - Process - Inspiration - sea, night, blurred.