Salt-tolerance is a constant motif in my work, which relates to growing up on the water in Miami. My family are Sailors so at a young age I was forced to tolerate salt despite my insistence that I was allergic. Plants have always been something I identify with and am inspired by. So in this print I tried to capture the depth and complexity of a Tropical Coastal Forest. 
Hand-made Booties with Silkscreened Coastal Print and a leather-stacked heel.
All fabric was hand-dyed and intentionally muddled to add the feeling of depth.
Process
To create the feeling of light flickering on different leaves, I applied different shades of ink using a sponge brush.
Miami Art Deco Inspired: Using color to characterize place.
Coastal Forest
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Kelsey deLisser

Coastal Forest

Coastal Forest Screen-print about salt-tolerance which is a constant motif in my work, because it relates to growing up on the water in Miami. My Read More
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