Turning over a new leaf... tipat technique for wearable art

Updated: Aug 28, 2020


Fine-tuning our lontar leaf skills and creativity during Covid 19 lockdown




Master craftsman Ciknang

demonstrating delicate leaf cutting skills with slepan leaf








Transitioning from slepan leaf to lontar leaf.Traditional Balinese Tipat weaving technique


Experimenting with 'Tipat' design



Tipat Collar



Design Process for wearable art headdress:

Reference Images of vintage Indonesian photographs



Sampling with traditional headdress forms



New Direction with Contemporary Influences:

Headdress design journey





Evolving Wearable Art designs



Tipat earring and hair pin set