KINETIC DRAPING: an Introduction

Kinetic Draping is a process that takes place directly on the body, allowing me to create patterns that mold to the positioned form. Here, Hilda and I work together to drape a shirt on her body while she is seated in her wheelchair.

Kinetic Draping Explorations: seated pants

The patterns, when Laid flat, do not resemble traditional pattern pieces, but Something reminescent of Henri Matisse’s cutout collages.