First meetings Marie Laffont and her Mentees

 

Fashion often takes from all other forms of art as well as life.The fashion project that they will be doing requires a close study in museums for inspiration.

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Visit to the Brooklyn Museum

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Mentor Marie Laffont-Amazing Shoe Designer

Ms. Laffont spoke with our young artists on the intricacy and work that goes into designing shoes that then go to market. This included a technique called mood boards where all forms of inspiration and ideas from magazines and texture books are stuckĀ unto a large pieceĀ of cardboard which end up fueling the designs for a shoe.

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Visting Michael Paul Britto’s studio at DCTV

Paul Britto is a man of many talents and seems to be a man of character. He has experience in performance, sculpture, video, collage, and photography that centers around his experiences growing up in Brooklyn. His work points out racial inequalty and social injustice.

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Phillip Shung Graphic/Web Design Studio visit

During this meeting, we talked about Pixod projects with big name brands like Coke,Walmart, and St. Judes Children Hospital as well as their projects with VR and computer programs. Phillip Shung’s group seems to have a broad range of experience–even a magazine.

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Pictures from our visit to Emilie Shapiro’s Jewelry Workshop

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Art Ready students meet sculptor Esperanza Cortes

In Ms. Cortes’ studio she told us about her sculptures and how they tied together with her Columbian Heritage.

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