Art Silk by Leyla Navab

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Leyla Navab
Los Angeles
United States

Art Silk by Leyla Navab
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Leyla Navab studied Graphic Design at the school of Fine Arts and graduated with a degree in Graphic Design in 1983. Her studies were greatly influenced by schools like Beaux Art de Paris and Bauhaus in Germany. She arrived to the U.S. in 1998 and lives in Los Angeles, California.

Leyla has chosen Silk as her medium because of its direct connection with nature. She uses a French technique by the name of “Gutta” along with colored ink specially made for natural fibers. This special ink becomes permanently set with steam and is completely washable. The beauty of Silk lends itself to create wonderful vivid colors that are one of a kind. 

Leyla believes art should add beauty to life and inspire a connection with its observer. Nature is her biggest inspiration and it is used as her main motif. The result of such inspiration is wearable Art on Silk.