Saturday, June 8, 2013

Holly Baby










Back at the beginning of the year i worked on an exciting new method of making pictures - hand-painted photographs! All because of a collaboration with photographer Micaela Hoo - Based on the classic film Breakfast at Tiffany's, and utilising a prior photoshoot that she snapped so lovingly.
 Micaela and i decided upon a technicolour theme and so i decided to alter her photos in a way that was reminiscent of the process of hand tinting film, the way they used to do it in the old days. It was a fun concept to play with - embellishing ready-made images instead of creating them from scratch, and i hope to play around with this idea a bit more in the future. (if i can fin any time apart from this gruelling study schedule i've got going on...)
Enjoy!



Collages and Painting: Caitlin Shearer (http://www.caitlinquiet.blogspot.com/)
Styling: Ashley Abtahie (http://www.ashleyabtahie.com/)
Hair and Makeup: Mikaela South (http://www.joyus.com/host/mikaela-south)
Model: Lindsay at Stars Model Management



8 comments:

  1. i like these so much. wonderful work, as ever.
    xo

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  2. this is so interesting and unique, bravo caitlin. your talent just grows and grows.

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  3. These are beautiful! I've seen a few different methods of altering physical photographs (burning etc) and this is one of my favorites. Your signature style really comes through!

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  4. Very interesting effect! Have you been painting on the pictures ?

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    1. yep - the blog post describes the manner in which these were created.

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  5. amazing work! you're so talented!
    C
    http://visualthink.blogspot.it/

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  6. This is so beautiful and what a great idea! The model and your skills are unmatched wonderful set of pictures! <3 love it xxx

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  7. These are incredibly beautiful Caitlin. They took my breath away.

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