The Colors of Fashion
The winter season is not known for its great colours, though right now everything has a bit of sparkle to it which is nice.
Your assignment today should you choose to accept it is to go to the nearest ChapterIndigo or a similar book shop. Go to the magazine rack and choose 2 or 3 fashion magazines. Take them to a table and look through them. Grab a latte or something and start leafing through the magazines.
Rule 1: Just look!, no tearing and no need to buy
Rule 2: Make sure you have some paper and a pen
Rule 3: If something catches your eye make a note of it.
Rule 4: No pressure this is for fun!
Here are a few questions you can ask yourself if you get stuck:
a) what colour(s) pops up over and over again?
b) what colours don't you see?
c) what is your general impressionof the colour schemes? Bright & cheery? Dark and dreary?
d) what colours are often matched together?
A final note- as you go through the magazines please, please write down items, colours, words that catch your eye. They will make excellent fodder for a journal page or piece of art. Also if your mind is like mine words & ideas written down do a great job of jogging my mind when I'm stuck or just looking for a new piece to start.