I have been taking Holly Becker’s course Styling & Intention. The community is always uplifting and the learnings are very worth signing up even when you have been part of it already several times. Plus, these courses make you move. This time, Holly came up with a very interesting exercise at the end of the course I’d like to share. We were asked to create a styling board over at Pinterest, select 3 pictures we were drawn too and could imagine working on later.
We were describing what we liked about these pics. We all normally just pin in a few seconds whatever caught our eye without thinking too much about it, right? So, writing it down was already quite an interesting analysis. Those who follow me on a regular base, know I am very much into moody colors right now. I do, first of all because I love those colors. Second, it is a challenge for me since I have worked basically with white and an airy images (and still do) but I kind of felt a change was nice now.
Last week at our final assignment, we choose one of the 3 images trying to create something new from it. I am not a food stylist, don’t work too much with table tops and went exactly for that challenge. This was my inspiration (Martyn Thompson photography) :
And this is the outcome:
I wanted to create a ‘neo-baroque’ style with a typical food composition but working with a layered background, going for a moody atmosphere with a 3 colored theme and few light.
What do you think?