Portfolio

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Le Son Français
(The French Sound)

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Three black and white sportswear looks inspired by a recent interest in French dance music.  White button-down blouse embellished with jet crystals and removeable bow at neck, slim cropped tuxedo pants; black satin baseball jacket, white tee with hand-painted black stripes, full black mini skirt, and hand painted striped white knee socks; white dress with fringed gold epaulettes, and grey lace-knit over the knee socks.

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Seastruck

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Two softbody bridal gowns inspired by Gerhard Richter's Seestuck photo series, unstructured and packable, ideal for destination weddings.  V-neck and back gown in double-faced silk charmeuse with twisted drape into the waistline to flatter and hide figure flaws; strapless charmeuse gown with removeable sheer paisley organza overshirt with cold shoulders and taupe velvet ribbon tie at waist.

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Short and Sweet

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Two short ivory ensembles, perfect for getaways and casual bridal looks.  Sheer silk organza blouse with lace appliqué "stripes" and "something blue" bow tie at collar over a china silk tank, tucked into a silk twill circle skirt; cap sleeved silk twill A-Line dress with lace appliqué bands of varying widths and sheer scalloped hem.

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Aviary Accessories

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Selections from a small collection of one-of-a-kind accessories made from vintage and discarded materials.  Large white silk satin-faced organza bow headband; vintage crystal and white flower post earrings; ivory silk taffeta floral headband, purple chantilly lace over pink grosgrain headband.  Modeled by Karin Angstam of Wilhelmena.

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Graphic Design Work
for
Judd Waddell LLC

Miscellaneous examples of graphic design work for bridal designer Judd Waddell.  Includes 3 styles of bridal market invitations, a postcard, a single fold, and a triptych, as well as pages from a  swatch book for retailers.

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Web Design

 

Two commissioned websites.  harveycohencreative.com was built from scratch using Dreamweaver, and all images were scanned from large-scale hard copies and Photoshopped together to look seamless.  All video had to be ripped from DVD, edited, and embedded.  Michaelangelola was a personal wedding website hosted by Wordpress and featuring many photo collages.

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Divine Plumage
 

Illustrations and technical drawings of sixteen cocktail dresses inspired by Greek Goddesses.  Hera group made in peacock feather print beaded silk with teal duchess satin accents; Aphrodite group made in light pink duchess satin and shades of pink silk chiffon; Athena group made in army green silk charmeuse with gold crepe back satin accents and metallic gold mesh overlay with gold sequins; Persephone group made in pleated purple silk shantung with black duchess satin accents.

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Drawing Machine
(red/black)

 

A series of sequential paintings.  Acrylic paint suspended in starch and moved at random by small moving machines, dipping paper on the surface at regularly timed intervals, to create unplanned abstractions.

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Graphite
 

Two works in powdered graphite.  "Listen" and "Self Portrait in Graphite," created by pressing my mouth/body against paper.