Thursday, 27 August 2009

Little things in my mind

So far this week has been going very well. I fell in love with sketching! My new teacher is amazing. Now all my creative juices can come out and I won't worry about my constant personal judgement. I haven't really drawn in over a year in my last drawing class. They had crazy restrains that made me not love sketching. Wednesday was a wake up call and it really made me feel better about designing. We got our first mandate. To create a collection for either Fall/Winter 2010 or Spring/Summer 2010 inspired by a historical event. The category is jeanswear and the clientel is from 18 to 20 years old. Now that is quite a task. What do 18 year olds wear???? I decided to be inspired by the great depression. I find it goes very well with the current situation in the world today. I will be working on my insperation diary all weekend filling it with pictures, fabric, ribbons etc... How exciting! Oh yeah and sketching!

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On our first day of class the teacher made us sketch some silouhettes. I was a bit rusty but things are shapping up! I am trying to find my style but I think I found it... You can see it in these sketches from my sketch pad. I have a bunch more to draw over the weekend I will scan some more later and they should be more interesting.

So to get my creative juices going me and St├ęphane went thrifting in St-Henri yesterday and took some pictures in the abandonned factories near there.

Oufit details:

-Vintage 80s Silk pleated peplum blouse, thrifted
-High waisted skinny jeans, UO sale rack
-Vintage leather booties, thrifted
-Blue earrings, vendor inside Berri metro station

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