A sampling of pattern designs created for Hashimoto studio.
Digital design for kite elements
Four-color silkscreen prints created from previous design
The prints are then embedded in resin within a bamboo kite frame
The kites are then chained together to form layers
The final sculpture installed
Above: Digital sketch
Below: Completed sculpture
Hand-cut or stamp-cut paper, collaged onto Japanese kites using an acrylic binder. The smallest pictured are 1 1/2 inches in diameter. These are then chained together with string and suspended together, in layers, on a structure that is mounted on a wall. An example follows.
A finished wall sculpture.