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3 Daze

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Think old school. Think combies, longboards, yukilies.
Think music festivals, sunsets, moonrises, endless summers.
Think the Humble Warrior of the Sea, Soul surfer.
They support the Sea Shepard and Greenpeace.
Commitment to environmental issues, with a particular focus on the ocean and its inhabitants.
Committed to activating ocean-minded people everywhere to support the conservation and protection of whales, dolphins and marine life.
If we all took 3 daze a year to pick up rubbish from the beach and sand dues we could eliminate 95% of the rubbish on the beach.
Campaigning for a 3 daze weekend.

Marketing towards the 30+ fun loving, surfing male who is environmentally aware.

They have a young family and you will find them down on the beach on the weekend teaching their son to surf.
Influenced by the days gone by, they mainly ride longboard.
T-shirts are made from organic hemp cotton, and shorts made of recycled plastic.
The clothing will be stoked in smaller boutique shops and galleries.
Photographic plays a big part of design & prints. Only small runs of each print will be made to make the T’s more unique and one day collector items.
Water Colours–Blues, turquoise, greens

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  Frank Gehry – Interior designer

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Frank Owen Gehry, CC (born Frank Owen Goldberg; February 28, 1929) is a Canadian-American Pritzker Prize-winning architect based in Los Angeles.

His buildings, including his private residence, have become tourist attractions. His works are cited as being among the most important works of contemporary architecture in the 2010 World Architecture Survey, which led Vanity Fair to label him as “the most important architect of our age”.

Gehry’s best-known works include the titanium-covered Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain; MIT Ray and Maria Stata Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles; Experience Music Project in Seattle; Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis; Dancing House in Prague; the Vitra Design Museum and the museum MARTa Herford in Germany; the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto; the Cinémathèque française in Paris; and 8 Spruce Street in New York City. But it was his private residence in Santa Monica, California, which jump-started his career, lifting it from the status of “paper architecture”—a phenomenon that many famous architects have experienced in their formative decades through experimentation almost exclusively on paper before receiving their first major commission in later years. Gehry is also the designer of the future
“my mother thought I was a dreamer, I wasn’t gonna amount to anything. It was my father who thought I was just reticent to do things. He would push me.”

He was given the Hebrew name “Ephraim” by his grandfather but only used it at his bar mitzvah.

In 1947 Gehry moved to California, got a job driving a delivery truck, and studied at Los Angeles City College, eventually to graduate from the University of Southern California’s School of Architecture. According to Gehry: “I was a truck driver in L.A., going to City College, and I tried radio announcing, which I wasn’t very good at. I tried chemical engineering, which I wasn’t very good at and didn’t like, and then I remembered. You know, somehow I just started racking my brain about, “What do I like?” Where was I? What made me excited? And I remembered art, that I loved going to museums and I loved looking at paintings, loved listening to music. Those things came from my mother, who took me to concerts and museums. I remembered Grandma and the blocks” qouted Frank gehry.

Costume Design – Matisse

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“If all the talented people left France, the country would be much poorer. I began an artist’s life very poor, and I am not afraid to be poor again. . . . Art has its value; it is a search after truth and truth is all that counts.”

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Henri-Emile-Benoît Matisse (ON-REE MAH-TEESS,born in La Cateau-Cambrésis, France 31 December 1869 – died in Cimiez, France, 3 November 1954) may be considered an “Accidental Artist” because he began his career as a law clerk. By accident he discovered his talent as an artist when he was recuperating from a serious illness. He then began attending morning drawing classes at the Ecole Quentin Latour in 1889. He started at the Académie Julian in Paris a year later and in 1892 began drawing classes with Gustave Moreau at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts.

After previously exhibiting at the inaugural Salon d’Automne (1903) with friends such as André Derain, Matisse was part of the famous Fauve exhibition in 1905. Gertrude Stein introduced Matisse to Pablo Picasso with whom he exchanged paintings. Matisse also began to be collected by the Russian art patron SI Shchukin, who commissioned his works Dance and Music in 1909, installing them in his Moscow home in 1910.

In 1920 he was invited by Diaghilev to design the Ballets Russes’ 1920 production of Le Chant du rossignol and travelled frequently between Nice and Monte Carlo to consult the impresario about the project. In 1937 Matisse was again invited, this time by the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo, to design scenery and costumes for its ballet Rouge et noir (Red and black).

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Costume designs for Le Chant du rossignol:

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In 1931 Matisse accepted an important commission from Albert C Barnes to paint a mural, The dance II, for the walls of the Barnes Foundation in Merion, Pennsylvania. Matisse was diagnosed with cancer in 1941 and was forced to use a wheelchair after an operation to remove a tumour. From this time onward Matisse worked extensively with cut-out coloured paper, a design technique that he had first used when developing his costume and scenery designs for Le Chant du rossignol.

References:

http://www.nga.gov.au/Exhibition/balletsrusses/Default.cfm?MnuID=4&GALID=16847&viewID=3

http://www.artheritageprogram.org/Matissebio.pdf

http://www.henri-matisse.net/biography.html

http://gradworks.umi.com/15/06/1506386.html

http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Henri_Matisse

The Otherworld (Celtic)

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The Otherworld:

Home of Danu and the other Irish deities known as the Tuatha Dé Danann, which means the “People of the Goddess Danu”. It was said to be situated in some distant land, possibly an island or group of islands.

The “Otherworld” was a realm of Celtic deities or supernatural beings such as the “Fairy People” and “Good Folk”. Considered by the people to be a Celtic version of heaven (or to the Christian writers Hell). They were hidden by strong Otherworld powers from the mortal eye, appearing only at night for the mortals to glimpse then vanish in the morning as mysteriously as they appeared. These portals were situated in all sorts of places such as: Forests, dunes,rivers and lakes, or in cottage or castle. The association of oak, ash and thorn may also mark an entrance to the otherworld.

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The apparel of the fair folk has become a popular fashion worn today. Clothing stalls such as Fairy Floss, Etnix, Symbiosis and sylph all situated around the byron bay area are shops fully dedicated to the selling of attire represented to be worn in the fairy realm. items such as jewelry, belts and headpieces can be found in these shops or at festivals, for example; Earth Frequency, Rainbow Serpent, Maitreya and many more happening within Australia  each year. These festivals focus a lot on the appreciation of the natural world and the desire to look after it as the Good folk and Faery folk strive to do.

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The digital world of involving faeries is widely viewed through magazines such as Faerie Magazine and Fae Magazine; both depicting the beauty and enchantment so many viewers find when seeing and reading about there secret realms. The author Juliet Marillier has produced many series and books relating to the historical and mythological beliefs of the celts, all having a deep involvement with the Faerie folk.

Main beings living in the Otherworld:

Tree Faeries

Tree Nymph

Green men

References:

http://www.batcow.co.uk/strangelands/nature.htm

http://www.timelessmyths.com/celtic/celtworld.html#Irish

http://fairyflossbyronbay.com/

http://www.eclipse2012.com/

http://www.earthfrequency.com.au/

http://www.faemagazine.com/

http://www.faeriemagazine.com/index2.asp