Hello Winter

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In the city of Belfast in Northern Ireland Winter is officially settling in.

The Christmas Market has arrived, The Christmas tree at City Hall is decorated,  Michael Buble’s Christmas album is blasting out every shop door and neighbours are hanging their twinkle lights

Looks like its officially time to break out the oversized jumpers and snoods

And order a ridiculous amount of Starbucks Eggnog Lattes

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Yaeko Abe Digital Experimentation

I chose this image to experiment with because I love the illustrations eyes and how they stand out and catch your attention. I thought this image would be fun to recreate and construct in order to understand Yaeko’s style and methods and see if I can devise a version with the use of digital media.

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I started to look at how the features on Yaeko’s illustrations could be constructed using digital media. By the use of clean lines I felt Corel Draw to be of better use than Photoshop. I began with the eyes and nose and created these using the three point curve tool. This tool allows for a lot of manipulation with ease of use.

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After I created the basic outline I imported the features into Photoshop where I proceeded to add the colour. I decided to do this on Photoshop because I find it easier for blending and manipulating colours.

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After getting comfortable using these digital medias I decided to take the illustration to the next level of construction and added the face and hair. I started from scratch to see if I was able to recreate the eyes again. Drawing the hair proved time consuming but fun to carry out.

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Next I added the eye colour again but this time I took my time over the blending of the Iris. I plan to add final version of this illustration with a background and hair colour and will post it as soon as its complete.

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I finished the illustration off on Corel Draw using the Three Point Curve tool, Fountain Fill and the Transparency tool. I had expected the background to be the  most challenging part of it, but I used the mirroring tool a lot for it which enabled me to speed up the process, It was the dip dyed hair that proved to be the most time consuming and demanding. But I am so pleased with the final result and I’m looking forward to creating my own style of Illustration using Corel Draw

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Designers and UNICEF ,together for children’s benefit

Dolce and Gabbana doll please by mine! ❤

the CITIZENS of FASHION

The project «Frimousses de Créateurs», established by the United Nations Children’s Fund , has for 11 years held an auction to help the children of Darfur ,a region in western Sudan . Only last year, the organizers of the project managed to collect nearly 200,000 euros to vaccinate more than 300,000 children and so giving them a chance to live. This year, UNICEF hopes to break the record .

For the annually auction eleven most famous designers , jewelers and artists create a small doll.This year took part in the project,Jean-Paul Gaultier , Chantal Thomas and Lorenz Baumer , and some great fashion houses from around the world : Lanvin, Dior, Chanel, Gucci and Louis Vuitton.

The dolls are a work of applied art, a sample of taste and skill, where every detail is thought out : The Prada doll seems to come directly from the autumn/winter show , the Chanel doll dressed…

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Givenchy Ondulations Precieuses Collection Holiday 2013

Gold * Sparkles * Stars

Oh My

the CITIZENS of FASHION

Just looking at the Christmas 2013 makeup collection of Givenchy you know it is luxurious and feminine,just the perfect combination to make you feel special this time of the year.
Golden times come for fashionistas for the holidays of 2013 : the shadows, lipstick and varnishes from the Christmas collection by Givenchy Ondulations Precieuses shine and shimmer better than an Oscar statuette .

Star of the collection is a shimmering gel with gold sequins, Lash Sparkles ,it can be applied alone or on top of your mascara, and you are ready to light the night with one sweep of eyelashes!

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Availability: International Launch Date : October 2013

Givenchy Ondulations Precieuses Collection Holiday 2013 includes : 

Ondulations D’Or Palette – New & Limited Edition – £38.50

  • Black & Gold

Phenomen’Eyes Mascara – Limited Edition – $30.00/ £22.00

  • Bronze Précieux

Lash Sparkles – Limited Edition – $28.00/£19.00

  • Transparent gel infused with tiny golden glitter

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