Designer Uses Cutouts to Meld Illustration with the Real World

This artist takes the concept of fusion to a whole new level.

Shamekh Bluwi is a Jordan-based fashion designer, architect, and overall artistically-talented dude. Using illustrations of models in dresses, gowns, suits, and other outfits as a base, he is able to create intricate designs inspired by his experieces in the real world.
 
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How does he do that? Simple. He cuts out the fabric, holds the illustration up, moves it around until he sees a pattern he likes, and then snaps a picture. Observe:
 
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He first got the idea to experiment this way when he visited Dubai. He wanted to incorporate his experiences into his design work, so he came up with this clever trick. Check out more of his work below!

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