Monday, 25 October 2010

Mortal Engines Costume

This is one of the costumes I made last year

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Middle Eastern costume, inspiration for current project

commonly worn traditional burnished indigo facemask.

young bedouin girl from Katri'in village area, Southern Sinai Desert, 1997

Woman from the family of Audeh abu Tayyi wearing the traditional double dress

Village women, Egypt, early 20th century

Siwa girls in their wedding finery

Jordanian bedouin costume

detail of dress and embroidered cuff with model's hands decorated with henna

People from the Tihama Plain and Hajjah: inspiration for current project

Front Cover for an edition of 'Pinocchio' by Carlo Collodi, colour lithograph - just something I liked!

Cinderella and her Prince Charming by Millicent Sowerby: inspiration for next project

Tamara de Lempicka

Jean Paul gaultier and Catherine McNeil by Mario Sorrenti

A bit of Leon Bakst.. (life drawing inspiration)

Wols, Alfred Otto Wolfgang Schulze (life drawing inspiration)

Some of these look like they could be a bit rude but I'm in love with the textures and media.

John Galliano / Dior