You’ve Got to Let Creativity Flow: My Story

When inspiration strikes, it just strikes, says the author, Kat George, who wrote a piece on Bustle about why creative minds can’t work a 9 to 5. I was a victim of that. Advertisements

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Step Two: Thinking of a Theme

Hello Lovelies, Now that you’ve gotten your tools together to get your first proper portfolio going, you need to think of a theme. It’s not as hard as you’d imagine, you can be inspired by anything and everything.

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Shopping Goth at….Forever 21

You walk into a store and the first thing you ask yourself — what’s black in here. You know you’ve reached that point. You’re shopping Goth. So, how do you shop all black at a store like Forever 21? Is it as simple as buying *only* black? Not quite.

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Building your Portfolio with Twelve Steps

Hey Lovelies, For the duration of the month, I’ll be focusing on building a strong portfolio (for school) in twelve steps. Of course, this only means that this particular post will start off with step one and what each aspiring designer (like myself) should focus on when building the best functioning portfolio for school (and…

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What I Learned this Semester

Hello lovelies, It’s the end of Spring Semester and Manhattan’s just beginning to get warm (although, to be honest, the weather fluctuation has got everyone upset). But although this daring and challenging semester have finally come to an end, it’s actually the beginning for me. Of course, it’s the beginning of actually learning more about…

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Rendering Black

I’ve always been fascinated by dark skin tones and deep complexions, especially in art. Truth be told, that I’m only finding out that this is truly the hardest skin tone to render in the world of fashion illustration.

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Monday in Manhattan: Da Vinci Artist Supply

It’s officially spring break and I took the time to scale Chelsea during the day. Where did I go? Da Vinci, of course. That’s where you get the great deals on art supplies. Here are a few images of what inside looks like (just in case you haven’t been there yourself).

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Fashionpedia: Best Gifts for Design Students

‘The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design‘ was something I heavily thought of getting, but several times convinced myself that ‘I didn’t need it’. Honestly, it’s sitting on my shelf

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