Monday, January 4, 2010

new year new beginnings...


Happy new year everyone.....

I hope you had a lovely time no matter what you were doing - and that includes sleeping! I was out of it when the clock struck twelve last year, only managing to see the 9pm special... so I do understand if you couldn't make it to the final act!!
I hope you did however catch the the beautiful big blue moon that was smiling down at us in the last few days of 2009? I had a good look at it on the 30th when the streets were painted silver and there was not a noise to be heard on the streets.... I know Im sounding alittle poetic and I hope you will forgive me...

As I went to see Bright star a few days ago and the images and ideas are still lingering on i feel....

It is such a beautiful film by Jane Campion who has created a poetic world filled with such a romantic light, colour and mood that it is hard to not be seduced!










I wont rabbit on any longer but I will let you know of a brilliant website that goes further into the making of the film and of Jane's creative process....




It is called The Anthropologist and it is all about the process of inspiration....
the website takes you on a journey of discovery and details the many facets and intricacies that make up the overall composition to the film. Like a piece of poetry each image or note adds to your understanding of how bright star was envisaged by Jane and all her collaborators.... I particularly love the images by Greig Fraser - the director of photography....



Its such a beautiful website in its own right with its light and airy aesthetic and use typeface... Its the creation of the brand anthologie, an overseas company that has the most amazing products and stores... I have recently seen some of their window displays from their London store over Christmas and they are truly beautiful...
Worth a snoop....
But I hope your finding many creative ways to spend your holidays, as it is definitely not beach weather that is for sure! Ive been getting down and dirty in the studio, and in the next few days ill give you a guided tour...
but for now
take care....

2 comments:

Corinne said...

I love that image of Abbie Cornish in the cornflowers... I've been feeling very 'blue' lately - colourwise not emotion. Maybe it's the lack of blue skies in the past few weeks.
I've been dying to see Bright Star and hope to sneak off some time this week. I spent so many hours in Keats' house on the Spanish Steps I think I went back about four times. He always struck a chord with me.
xx

michele aka the tiny said...

Oh well rin you HAVE to see it! I know you would love it as it is such a beautiful film in look and emotional sentiment...The poetry running through it is such a change from all the straight dialogue you see these days too....But I love this Blue image as well x