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On The Shelf: “Self Portrait in a Velvet Dress”

Friday, July 13, 2012 Aesthetic Philosophy Art ID Bohemia On The Shelf Research

  "One's wardrobe reveals one's politics;it is the story one lives by;it is one's symbolic self "- Honoré de BalzacThe latest addition to the ID BOHEMIA library is "Self Portrait in a Velvet Dress - Frida's Wardrobe", a book we discovered in the airport on our way home from a trip to San ...

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Design Lesson: Mood and ExperiencePart I – Soft and Warm

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Design Lesson Research

I'm looking into making future event projects more interactive and, as part of my research, am investigating lighting technique, film and projection, and how they contribute to mood and atmosphere. For you: a collection of videos in two parts!Patiences - A short film produced, directed and ...

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Some Like It Ruff: Part II

Saturday, November 6, 2010 Beauty and The Beast ID Bohemia Research

Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth in Elizabeth: The Golden Age I like ruffs. While preparing to shoot a Gothic editorial, I thought it would be interesting to make a ruff—a dramatic one, like Elizabeth!—but then decided to take the art direction in a more Victorian bent. Both are well-suited ...

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Some Like It Ruff: Part I

Saturday, November 6, 2010 Beauty and The Beast ID Bohemia Memoir Research

Dominion by Natalie Shau via Wicked HaloI like Natalie Shau. You can see some of her work on deviantART, in addition to her professional site. I ran into her while researching Elizabethan ruff construction for a photo editorial that we shot this summer.When I was in art school, work like that ...

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