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Viona art – Amazing fairytail gothic!

Wooo, Amazing! I’d love to make something like this, do a whole Gothic collection maybe.  That flesh coloured backing in the corset is rather… interesting, makes you do something of a double take.   You should definitly check out Viona … Continue reading

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Slightly Dark Polymer Clay jewelry

Ok, I may have posted some pics of these before, can’t remember now. But I decided I’d take some new pictures with my webcam, try and show the rings a bit clearer. I’m not sure how successful I’ve been there, … Continue reading

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Bibian Blue. Oh what wonderous thing is this?!

Check this out, Bibian Blue. They seem to do this amazingly eclectic combination of Victorianesque/Steampunky; slightly risque Burlesque’ish; sort of Gothic wonderfulness.                   Aren’t they amazing? Just lovely 😉 But go and … Continue reading

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I want a ‘Tennant’ coat for winter!

Just a quick vector sketch of a Doctor Who (Tennant) inspired coat I’d really like to make. I’d probably use a slightly less patterned fabric, use a tweed with less definite weave. Or perhaps a more continuous, linear weave, maybe … Continue reading

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A little more Gothicism – a little more seductive this time?

Hello again my dear friends and minions! Here’s another installment in my rather gothic series 😀     Much love, x x  

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A rather gothic outlook

Lately I’ve been playing around with some gothic’ish clothing/costume ideas, just for fun really. I haven’t done a lot so far, but here’s a few of the things I’ve been working on. As I say, these are really just for … Continue reading

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Clothing as a sign system: a Semiotic aproach to fashion

This is an essay I wrote for NZ Film class while I was at uni, looking at costume through ‘semiotics‘. Semiotics is the study of ‘signs’ Or, to quote the ubiquitous Wikipedia page, “In linguistics, semiotics, also called semiotic studies … Continue reading

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