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Artist Collaboration - Argaman & Defiance

Artist Collaboration - Argaman & Defiance

First things first, what’s the name of your business and what kind of things do you create? What medium to you typically work in? My name is Lydia Crespo and I am the owner/head maker at Argaman&Defiance. Argaman&Defiance creates 100% silk scarves. We paint intricate patterns with water-based inks and naturally dye the scarves with pigments found in tree bark roots and leaves. From stitch to surface design, Argaman&Defiance creates every piece by hand. Website - www.argamandefiance.com Instagram - @argamandefiance Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/argamandefiance/ What made you interested in doing a collaboration with Resident? I love and appreciate the work Tristian executes...

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Resident Builder Feature: Ashlee Titterton

Resident Builder Feature: Ashlee Titterton

 We are pumped to introduce you to Ashlee who is perhaps our most prolific Resident-teer! Hailing from the land-down-under, she has built half a dozen of our paper animal sculptures to date. With the self-proclaimed goal to eventually build every single one of our kits, Ashlee has tons of great insights and suggestions for a successful and enjoyable build. For Ashlee, carving out time for herself is what she most enjoys about constructing Resident kits.    "Some people like meditating, and this I guess is my way of simply not thinking about anything and just relaxing. I find Resident kits therapeutic to build and once they are complete,...

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Alison Etheridge

Artist Collaboration - Rachel Miller

Artist Collaboration - Rachel Miller

First things first, what’s the name of your business and what kind of things do you create? What medium do you typically work in?My "business" name is Rae Miller Art (check out my website at Rae Miller Art and follow me on Instagram at rae_miller) but you can call me Rae. My art has been an evolving process. Most of my work is pen, ink, and paint. I’m branching out more by learning new mediums. I’m taking my second neon class this summer. I also like playing with found materials. Last year I completed a welding course where everything I created was made from...

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Alison Etheridge

Artist Collaboration - Justine Gabreski

Artist Collaboration - Justine Gabreski

Meet Justine Gabreski! She's an artist and nurse who lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She collaborated with Resident on making this super special Bev the Geometric Rhino. Get to know her below and check out her amazing 2D design work! First things first, what’s the name of your business (or if you work under your own name, we clearly know that… but help us make sure we get it right!) and what kind of things do you create? What medium to you typically work in? I'm Justine Gabreski. I can’t remember a time in my life when I wasn’t creating things!...

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