Back after a very intense month in India where I’ve been working with the book project about the beautiful craft of block printing. Also explored different ways of working with natural dyes for both dyeing and printing. Met so many inspiring people, craftsmen and women. The knowledge and enthusiasm that they’ve shared is invaluable. Thank you all!
Soon on my way to beloved Mother India. This time will work together with block printers in Baghru, Sanganer, Ajrakhpur. Combining research, practical work and by following the whole process of pattern making and preparing for the book project; “Block print, trace from hand and nature”. Follow the work at @theblockprintingbook on Instagram.
Visited two block carving workshops in Jaipur today. Delicate patterns made with skilled crafting hands. A nice sweater can also make you feel better when you are out of cash.
Back in Jaipur and looking at the amazing art of block printing. Tomorrow we will visit Baghru village.