So since last posting the focus of the project has changed slightly. Instead of just drawing and researching Tribal body painting I am also looking at the body decoration and adornments that go hand in hand with the traditional body patterning.
once again i have found some amazing photographs, in particular from and amazing new york photograph called Joey L. so many thanks to all of them.
Soon I'll be posting some recent scans of my drawing work. Concentrating on just drawing is difficult, especially with the densely patterned nature of the images I am using. However it needs to be done before I can move on to manipulating the images in to designs through CAD and all the print processes and dye techniques that I love.
Can't wait to get back in the Print room...might take a while though.