three sheets 2 the wind designs are influenced by the skeletal structure of plant life. The screens are made using hand painted images, then placed and screened individually by hand. The process allows for natural inconsistencies that give each piece a unique look, embracing the one-of-a-kind aesthetic that is characteristic of three sheets 2 the wind designs. The end result embodies the Japanese philosophy of Wabi-sabi, which is defined as embracing a beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete - it is a beauty of things modest and humble.
Although the artwork is simple by design, the interest comes from what happens as the print is made. three sheets 2 the wind maintains a high quality standard, however the handmade process lends itself to variation in every step. The amount of ink in the screen or the pressure used can affect the outcome. The result is a heavier or lighter line weight in the artwork or a slightly faded edge. These small irregularities are the stamp of handmade work and mark the authentic quality of the product.
The artwork is printed on Irish Linen fabric, one of the finest quality linens on the market today. Linen is naturally hypoallergenic and antibacterial. It is also the most eco-friendly fabric because it requires five times less pesticides and fertilizers to grow than cotton. All inks used are water-based and safe for the environment. The artwork is heat set and safe to wash.