12 July, 2010
I spent the last week house-sitting for my wonderful friend Louisa in her beautiful home in a gorgeous inner city suburb of Melbourne. It felt like I was on holiday in my own city- it was fabulous! I was able to just hunker down and work away on my architectural projects without any distraction. It was any Etsy-loving woman's dream- countless cups of tea, Genius' Nina Simone playlist (I'll never tire of loving iTunes Genius. I wish I was getting payed for that plug...) and the sweetest little cat imaginable. I never realised how small a cooking repotoire I really need to feel sated, and just how much butter I get through weekly... (!?) So in order to pay my thanks to my friend I decided to make her a little card. My initial fashion illustration attempts failed miserably (A sure sign I am not drawing enough!) so I drew these two little birds for her instead.
04 July, 2010
I collaborated with a couple of my friends on this photo shoot, the Mumbai based film director and fashion photographer Rohan Michael Hoole and Melbourne based stylist Elice Blakeny. I worked on creating the sets and props (as well as offering some of my wardrobe and my hair and makeup skills). The concept of the shoot was of a lonely girl, some time in the distant future, ordering and making herself a robot best friend who could do all the things a friend did- knitting, celebrating a birthday, watching a movie etc.