Experimental textile project - “Tactile defence” - 2015

Working with defense mechanisms in nature. Enclosed cluster protection - Spike defence - Flexible overlay of surfaces.

Various sketch and textile techniques.

Overlay protection - cottonsticks & watercolour (3D sketch)

Overlay protection - cottonsticks & watercolour (3D sketch)

Enclosed defence - heat treated polyester (textile swatch)

Enclosed defence - heat treated polyester (textile swatch)

Spike defence - wood toothpicks & acrylic paint (3D sketch)

Spike defence - wood toothpicks & acrylic paint (3D sketch)

Spike & overlay defence - latercut polyster (textile swatch)

Spike & overlay defence - latercut polyster (textile swatch)

Textiles - digitalprint, foil print & heat treated polyester

Textiles - digitalprint, foil print & heat treated polyester

Asymmetric lasercutting (textile sketch)

Asymmetric lasercutting (textile sketch)

Digital print & foil print

Digital print & foil print

Overlay of thin surfaces - asymmetric (paper sketch)

Overlay of thin surfaces - asymmetric (paper sketch)

Illustrated cocoon - puff print on scuba fabric

Illustrated cocoon - puff print on scuba fabric

Quilted scuba fabric - geometric pattern from paper sketches

Quilted scuba fabric - geometric pattern from paper sketches

Overlay paper sketch

Overlay paper sketch

Enclosed eggs - remazol colours on cotton (Textile swatch)

Enclosed eggs - remazol colours on cotton (Textile swatch)

Pointy surface - acrylic paint on paper

Pointy surface - acrylic paint on paper

Digital manipulation - sketch

Digital manipulation - sketch

Digital manipulation - layers of protection

Digital manipulation - layers of protection

Lasercut see-through polyester

Lasercut see-through polyester

Asymmetric overlay (paper sketch)

Asymmetric overlay (paper sketch)

Illustration of clusters - ink on paper (sketch)

Illustration of clusters - ink on paper (sketch)

Flexible + protected - 3D paper sketch

Flexible + protected - 3D paper sketch

Heat treated polyester with burnout velour circles underneath

Heat treated polyester with burnout velour circles underneath

Cocoon illustrated in foil print on scuba material

Cocoon illustrated in foil print on scuba material

3D sketch of clustered cocoons - latex gloves, flower, paint.

3D sketch of clustered cocoons - latex gloves, flower, paint.

Textiles - digital print of cocoons & heat treated polyester + foil

Textiles - digital print of cocoons & heat treated polyester + foil

Cluster illustration - digital manipulation (sketch)

Cluster illustration - digital manipulation (sketch)

An egg - the ultimate protection - paper sketch

An egg - the ultimate protection - paper sketch

Double layer - Remazol colours on silk + lasercut polyester

Double layer - Remazol colours on silk + lasercut polyester

Folded layers - paper sketch

Folded layers - paper sketch

Lasercut scuba fabric - flexible surfaces

Lasercut scuba fabric - flexible surfaces

Velour - contraction on backside from puff-printed pattern

Velour - contraction on backside from puff-printed pattern

Enclosed clusters - cottonsticks & ink (3D sketch)

Enclosed clusters - cottonsticks & ink (3D sketch)

Overlay defence - digital sketch

Overlay defence - digital sketch

Double layers - foil print on jersey + 3D puffed polyester on top

Double layers - foil print on jersey + 3D puffed polyester on top

Overlay & flexible defence structure (3D paper sketch)

Overlay & flexible defence structure (3D paper sketch)

Soft flakes of overlay - Digital textile print on silk

Soft flakes of overlay - Digital textile print on silk

Heat treated polyester

Heat treated polyester

Spiked 3D sketch - spikes as protection & defence mechanism

Spiked 3D sketch - spikes as protection & defence mechanism

Flexible 3D structures - lasercutting

Flexible 3D structures - lasercutting

Silicone spikes on latex - textile swatch

Silicone spikes on latex - textile swatch

Digital printed spikes & foil

Digital printed spikes & foil

Textiles - Lasercutting

Textiles - Lasercutting

Puff print on thin jersey - cocoon illustration pattern

Puff print on thin jersey - cocoon illustration pattern

Toothpick sketch from above…

Toothpick sketch from above…