Paul Nosa draws a lot. Creating a line is a balance between intention and recognizing the possibilities in the moment; this is ever emphasized when using natural mediums such as flower petals, water soluble inks, and the insect Cochineal.
Paul began making candles with his drawings wrapped around the outside. The endeavor was a catalyst for sewing. It has since become Paul’s firm belief that all of life’s questions can be answered with a sewing machine. What began as the notion of putting Art on shirts eventually evolved into the notion of making “patches”: Paul will interpret whatever you can describe using five words or less, and make a free-flowing embroidery design.
This opened a world of ideas. An odd family of characters emerged, like these abstract fish animal people who make up FishTown: there’s Mister Trout Pants, Octalottalipapus, Sea Moe, Fish Head, Squid Nose, Fish Mits, the Elephish, and many more sewing designs.