My Creative Process

Working day begins with an offering prayer, thoughts and notes on a cluttered desk, ideas spill out amongst the chaos.

Working day begins with an offering prayer, thoughts and notes on a cluttered desk, ideas spill out amongst the chaos.

Mi proceso creativo: Los días de trabajo comienzan con una oración que se mezcla con pensamientos y notas en mi desordenado escritorio: Las ideas nacen del caos.

 
I make my Wasli paper layered old and new making stiff support and portability as Mughals did moving from court to court.

I make my Wasli paper layered old and new making stiff support and portability as Mughals did moving from court to court.

Mi papel Wasli es hecho a mano, capa por capa, nuevas y antiguas con un pulido
que simulan el paso del tiempo.

Ground pigments blended with glycerine and honey.

Ground pigments blended with glycerine and honey.  

Pigmentos de color en polvo mezclados con glicerina y miel.

 
Water containers for mixing and working, an endless supply of brushes, pencils and blades are used to produce such fine detail.

Water for mixing and working, anD endless brushes for practice of the fine details of designs.

Agua para mezclar, infinidad de brochas para detallar los diseños.

 
Everything is ground, crushed and melted from its original organic form, part of this process driven art form.

Grounded, crushed and melted from original organic materials- the process that makes the practice.

Pulverizados, derretidos y aplastados que provienen de materiales orgánicos.
El proceso que hace la práctica.

Shells of prepared opaque mineral pigments, await reviving with water.

Shells filled with image mineral mixes, revived with water and ready for travel too.

Conchas que se rellenan con mezclas minerales y revividas con agua y que están listas
para llevar en mis viajes.

 
Precious squirrel brushes hand bound and cased in a delicate ferrel. They require endless cleaning to keep them alive.

Precious squirrel brushes, hand bound and delicate in nature, require respect and lots of cleaning to let them live long.

Preciosas brochas de ardilla de naturaleza delicada que son tratadas con respeto y muchas horas de limpieza para asegurar su larga duración.

 
It feels right taking time to draw out an idea, it maps the mind to so many more possibilities.

In a sense it is an organic process, an internal rhythm in taking time to draw and resolve an idea, it maps the mind to so many more possibilities.

Es un proceso orgánico, un ritmo interno que se toma tiempo para resolver una idea, guiando la mente como en un mapa de infinitas posibilidades.