This has always been my favorite picture of Alfred Hitchcock. I bought a reproduction of this when I was VERY young when ZGallery first opened in my area. It has been in my room ever since. Then when was in art school I actually researched it and found out it was an image created by Jeanloup Sieff so of course I instantly devoured all the books we had on his work in the library. To this day it is still one of my favorite images of his. It's Alfred Hitchcock in front of the Bates’ house from ‘Psycho’ with model Ina Balke, 1962. And yes I want that dress very, very much!
Ooooooo someone outside my window is playing Moon Glow by Benny Goodman. It's sort of giving me a creepy warm happy feeling like a mix between a scene in Rear Window, and The Shining. Now I'm expecting some sort of spooky thing to happen, while lounging around in an amazing 1950 cocktail dress with a martini in my hand. This is looking to be a promising evening.
Oh, and I can't believe I have not shared the new love of my life yet. He has been a labor of love for months now, and he is finally ready to show his face to the world. Hi ruffley fringe is probably my favorite part. I made it all by hand, and sealed it over, and over to make sure it would hold up over time. Also, finishing him up also coincided with my birthday! Which now that I look at him from afar is very appropriate!
To go along with the Japanese Ghost theme I started I had to post a picture of my new favorite Netsuke. It depicts a Ghost in a lantern, and it has a Waka poem inscribed on the side. I couldn't find out what it says which is sad, but I just love this little guy trapped in the lantern. He looks peaceful, and resigned to his duty to live out his afterlife in a lantern. I hope one day he finds peace, and can leave.
I have completely fallen in love with this image! First of all it's gorgeous, but second of all it reminds me of everything thing that is amazing about Japanese Ghost stories. They are the only type of stories that really stick with me over time. A few of them still to this day spook me out, and I heard them YEARS ago. I have to admit when I walk to my car alone at night the horrible thought of "She Bear" creeps in, and I quicken my pace.
My new favorite necklace, fresh from my studio! I actually started this one a long, long time ago. It was one of those pieces that I would work on for a little while, then put down. Then work on again, and put down. I was actually almost finished with it, but something else caught my fancy and I put it away again. I was reminded of it when I started watching "True Detective" on HBO. The necklace sort of reminds me of antlers, and antlers play a prominent, yet icky role in the show. Then I thought no ones else is going to see antlers in this necklace. So I posted a process picture of it on instagram and my facebook page and what did everyone comment on .... yep that's right you guessed it ANTLERS. In any case I finished it up, and it's my new favorite necklace now.
ABSOLUTELY STUNNING HAIR DO!!!! Isn't this picture just unbelievably beautiful! The image is by Western Wolf, and please do yourself a favor and take a look at his/her flickr page. There is some astounding fashion and cosplay photography there. Lot and lots of fun to scroll through.
EJPcreations is a mad scientist of a woman specializing in creating tiaras, necklaces, and fascinators, with a noir, and gothic flair. All adornments have a hint of vampire elegance, a dash of Steampunk bravado, and plenty of Neo-Victorian sensibilities.
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