Pearl Red Moon

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About me

Gender Female
Industry Arts
Occupation mixed media artist
Location Murrurundi, NSW, Australia
Introduction Mixed media artist who believes life is too short to wear boring clothes. In the 1970s I caught the last wave of the "Hippie" era and was deeply influenced by the style aesthetics of that generation. I admired designers like Mary Quant and Emilio Pucci with their colour block dresses, pop art fabrics and loose A line shifts, then moving into the late 1980s there were the romantic designers like Bill Gibb and Zandra Rhodes with their ethnic referenced prints, "peasant" style dresses and bohemian whimsy. I describe my own style as a mashup of hippie, bohemian, tribal/oriental/eastern, alternative arty with a bit of goth thrown in. Theres little affordable or flattering in boutiques for curvy creatives and the pattern companies mainly cater for the slender figure and conservative styling. In my researches to find something practical, flattering and less than conventional I was attracted to the contemporary Japanese designers such as Junya Watanabe and the street style aesthetic known as “Lagenlook” (literally – layered look). These influences were so inspiring that I started designing and selling a range of pdf patterns for those who yearn for something different and artistic.
Interests art, fashion design, textile design, sewing, gardening, adoring my beloved husband, feminism and womens empowerment, beading, cooking
Favorite Movies The Dark Crystal, Beautiful Kate, The Proposition, Babel, Nosferatu (1920s version) Monsters Ball, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, Ozark, Fury, Atonement
Favorite Music Nick Cave, Hilltop Hoods, Angus and Julia Stone, Ben Harper, Tom Waits, Bliss and Esso, Indigo Girls, Beautiful Girls, Ben Caplan and the Casual Smokers, Peak Twins, Du Oud, Dakha Brakha
Favorite Books True Love and The Art of Power both by Thich Nhat Hanh