Before Christmas we were encouraged to work with paper to create collage ad sculpture as an alternative way of drawing and capturing the qualities of our collections. I find paper a highly diverse and interesting media to work with and the intricate work of paper artists always fascinates me. This new interest in paper combined with my trip to Japan gave me greater awareness of the craft of Origami. Origami is certainly a transformation, a metamorphosis. At first I really wanted to work with…
Catalytic Clothing | Centre for Sustainable Fashion
Catalytic Clothing seeks to explore how clothing and textiles can be used as a catalytic surface to purify air, employing existing technology in a new way. It is the brainchild of Prof. Helen Storey and chemist Tony Ryan.
Tyvek Floral Sculpture
Hi all, So, I managed to get some pictures of the tyvek floral sculpture that I made for my art coursework project. If you don't already know (which I didn't) tyvek is a non-woven material used in building walls and things, also in C.S.I suits. When heated it goes all crinkly and melts and holes. I used this to create flowers and leaves. I was inspired by Alexander McQueens flower dress, where he had used silk flowers and real flowers. I loved the colours and the shape, and I tried to…
Carrie Ann Schumacher's Book Dresses | Fashion blog | Oxfam GB
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Recycled Crime Scene Tape Dress
Love this Crime Scene Gown that's perfect for the Red Carpet.. Created by artist and environmental educator Nancy Judd of Recycle Runway. She creates couture fashion from trash as an innovative way to provide education about conservation. Read a blog post about the making of this dress HERE. Too Fancy for your taste? Check out Nancy Judd's Caution Tape Dress..
Alternative and Period Inspired Wedding Dresses
Corseted style wedding gown from one of the UK's major designers of alternative couture bridal gowns, influenced by art, theatre, period costume and historical dress. A variety of wedding dress styles, from 18th century inspired fairytale princess via Pre-Raphaelite damsel to totally exclusive contemporary visions. Most bridal orders are unique personalised one-offs; wedding dresses are often coloured and embellished with beadwork and lace and are mainly based on a corset with back lacing.
Under the Sea by chiaroscuro8 on DeviantArt
Under the sea We off the hook We got no troubles Life is the bubbles Under the sea No I haven't been watching too much The Little Mermaid c; But in all ... Under the Sea