One of my projects involved block printing in India’s Bhuj desert region. I designed a trilogy of repeatable patterns, quite abstract and geometric, and found an elderly block carver (see picture to left) who was reputed to be the best in the region.
This craftsman, who was in his 80s, carved my designs into mango wood so it would endure for years and sent me on my way to meet the printers. I... View More
In the far western reaches of India, just beside the Pakistani border, sits the tiny town of Bhuj. It is a satellite town with many of the surrounding villages specializing in textile crafts.... View More
I have been traveling to India for three decades now. With time and experience I've come to learn both the abilities and the limitations of my own endurance as a tough, go anywhere-try anything traveler.... View More
I stay in a local hotel, 30 kilometres from the Pakistani border when I am in the desert regions of western India. There I seek refuge from the intense heat, dust, & noise that this region offers.... View More
As a clothing designer, I represent myself with well made, outside the box , one of a kind colorful creations. ... View More