Linda Raffel

Raffel, Linda
April 1993
Surface Design Journal;Spring93, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p24
Trade Publication
The article presents the views of the author regarding her own art in the U.S. As a textile painter and art-to-wear designer, she uses her own fabrics for hangings, interior design applications and clothing as well as in all sorts of natural fabrics including leather particularly tussah silk, a fabric that can achieve the appearance of textured weaving or even ikat when dyed. Moreover, she feel a sense of freedom in painting on fabric and enjoys combining different fabrics specially silk, to achieve a desired effect in a piece. In addition, she is inspired by motifs synthesized from Native American, Indonesian, and Asian sources.


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