From there began looking through Vogue, and various other fashion/homeware catalouges for inspiration. I've also been looking at various advertisements and textures.
(c) Copywrite Carolina Herrera - As seen in Vogue, Oct 2011.
I found the composition interesting, with an incredibly busy area surrounding the children, along with the books promoting a serious, intellectual atmosphere, yet this is pushed aside with the playful atmosphere of the hand-made tents and bunting surrounding the children.
(c) Mulberry - As seen in Vogue Oct 2011
I was also inspired by the Mulberry advert, in which the model is within a world of giants. There's a strange eerie-ness to it which I hope I can achieve with our piece.
I began working and using the research I had found, I decided to begin working on a small collage piece. I scanned in fabric samples, which primarily consisted of clothes and decorative pillowcases.
Here's what I created so far:
I'm currently tempted to keep the white within the bike spokes. I feel this enhances the bike, especially as the background is quite loud.