August 8, 2019 | Author: webSman

Interview with Melanie Talkington and Maria Curcic

Designer Melanie Talkington Of Lace Embrace Atelier

Q: What inspired you to create garments which have a period style?

A: I’ve always loved the history of fashion and especially the undergarments that modified the body shape. It’s wonderful to imagine a time when people truly enjoyed fashion and dressed for occasions. Each layer of clothing has a story and purpose, it’s all so inspiring and fascinating!

Q: Is there a particular time period you feel your designs are best suited for?

A: I used to be quite strictly Victorian/ Edwardian. Now I’m inspired by upcycling beautiful antique lace, bohemian with a touch of eroticism and blending a variety of eras.
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August 7, 2019 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Artist Federico Costantini

Interview by Ixie Darkonn

Federico Costantini is an art director, scenographer and concept artist who, for the past ten years has been working as first assistant to the legendary Oscar winning scenographer Dante Ferretti. Movies they worked on are Cinderella, Seventh Son, and Silence to name a few. Frederico also worked on other movies: Prince Of Persia, Charlie Wilson’s War, The Borgias.

The curator Luca Raffaelli who is one of the Italy’s experts in the world of comics presented “Gulp Goal Ciak” a show at the Museum Of Cinema La Mole Antonelliana in Turin, Italy. Here Federico Costantini’s and Dante Ferretti’s original artworks were hung as part of the show. more » “Interview with the Artist Federico Costantini”

August 6, 2019 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Artist Rick “DIENZO” Blanco

Q: Tell us about your art and what inspired you to produce imagery with a historic theme or elements from the past.

A: I basically have three pillars of subject matter for my work – Creepy Cute, Pop Culture, and Dark Beauty. While I love being able to capture interpretations of my favorite monsters and icons, the Dark Beauty segment allows me to create more personal imagery. As a portrait artist, I like to capture timeless beauty. more » “Interview with the Artist Rick “DIENZO” Blanco”

August 5, 2019 | Author: webSman

The Photographer Sarah Bowman

I first approached photography as an outlet to encourage others to recognize and appreciate their own beauty. Years passed, as I became more inspired by ethereal and fantastical concepts, and I became interested in more creative interpretations.

The soft and whimsical poise of a fairy; darkness, dejection, feelings of loss and sorrow; I adore finding the allure anywhere on the spectrum. This passion has developed into a desire to offer a glimpse into the intangible, preternatural domain.

I draw much of my inspiration from folklore, mythology, or strong feelings. On occasion, a distinct face, or person, provokes an idea. Artistic films or video games may also arouse an image. more » “The Photographer Sarah Bowman”

August 4, 2019 | Author: webSman

Nina Pak. History Repeats Itself

And We Rarely Learn From Our Mistakes
This is a time when we should be looking back and learning from our mistakes, not only as something so all-encompassing as a nation, but on a smaller scale, as a member of the human race. Taking personal responsibility for our choices, our actions, and our lack thereof, because deciding not to act and not to speak, is also a decision with consequences.

Instead, we find ourselves subjected to the same ignorance and oppression which were the downfall of empires past. As women, or as citizens, are we seen, does our opinion matter, does our vote count, or do we even have a voice? My art for Historique draws on fashion styles of the past, they are also symbolic of the condition we find ourselves in today. more » “Nina Pak. History Repeats Itself”