Monday, August 22, 2011
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
In my last blog post I told about the orders I had made recently. After that I have found time to make two scarves just according to my wishes and ideas. The story of the first scarf that I present here started when I decided to make friends with all the colors that before I had never used or didn't want to use. One of such colors was pink. It was not that I was against pink, as this color has many amazing hues and tones, however for some reason it just never turned out in my works.
And here accidentally (half accidentaly) appeared a little smiley ;)
The second scarf story is related to fashion as well. I am not a particular fashion fan and I am ever further away from fashion follower, however, sometimes with a cup of tea I take a look at the newer famous designer collections and newest trends for inspiration in http://www.style.com/, and this time I was surprised by how much lace there was everywhere, and well, yes, I was right, it is one of the trends for this spring . I had similar idea in my head for quite a long time (as is with all my ideas as you might already have noticed) and finally I drew also me some white romantic lace. :)
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Friday, January 28, 2011
Friday, January 14, 2011
This order was a bit more detailed and concrete. The customer liked the most this scarf that I made some time ago for its ornamentation and colors as well. The scarf was meant to be given as a present to a woman who likes bright, vivid colors, original, interesting flower motives and ornaments. So, as it was not interesting to me copy myself, I tried to make the new scarf similar but at the same time different. :)
Nr. 3. Gyvybės medis / Tree of life
Labai įdomus ir įkvepiantis užsakymas (nors jie visi tokie). Užsakovė pasiūlė temą gyvybės medis ar visatos kiaušinis, turėjo būti kas nors susiję su lietuvių mitologija, tautosaka, gyvybės, gyvenimo simboliais, kadangi buvo skirtas pasveikinti tapus mama moterį, kuri tuo domisi. Kad galėčiau geriau įgyvendinti, netgi parsinešiau kelias knygeles P.Dundulienės apie gyvybės medžius ir kitus simbolius lietuvių tikėjimuose ir mene. Nežinau, ar tiesiogiai ką nors panaudojau, daugiau pasiklioviau savo nuojauta, nors buvo įdomu pasiskaityt.
Gal išmanantys tautosaką ir paneigs mano neprofesionalias interpretacijas, nors vis dėlto tai liaudies meno interpretacija, o aš irgi esu liaudis :). Pasistengiau įvesti šiek tiek "magijos", piešinyje motyvais ir jų skaičiais įkūnyti laiko tėkmę, gyvybės amžinumą ir atsinaujinimą. Pabandžiau įvesti sėkmę nešančius ir apsaugančius simbolius. Bet konkrečiai nepasakosiu, gal kam bus įdomu tyrinėjant piešinį tai atrasti. :)
Ir smagiausia buvo gauti gražų atsiliepimą iš skarelės naujos šeimininkės.
Very interesting and inspiring order (although they are all such). The customer suggested as the subject for drawing to use images of tree of life or world egg. It needed to be related to Lithuanian mythology, folklore, symbols of life and living, as it had to be a gift for a woman who recently became a mother, and who is interested in things mentioned before.
To realize better the idea I even took from the library some books by famous lithuanian ethnologist P.Dunduliene about tree of life and other symbols in lithuanian religion. I don't know if I directly used some of the information, after all I trusted my intuition. But it was interesting to get to know something new about the topic.
Maybe people who are specialist in lithuanian mythology or ethnology will deny or find silly my not professional interpretations, but it is folk art interpretation after all, right, so also folk like me can try to make it. :) I tried to bring some "magic" in this work. I tried to express the flow of time, the eternity of nature and life with the motives I used and numbers in which I grouped them. I tried to bring in as well symbols which bring luck and safeguard the person wearing them. But I will not write any more concrete details, maybe some of you will find it interesting to search for them in the drawing yourselves.
And the nicest moment was to get good feeback from the new owner of the scarf. :)