The creative process is one that fluctuates in its attributes every time I visit it. There are times when my ideas flow quickly and naturally. There are other times when I feel that I cannot come up with a creative idea to save my life. These are normal in the arena of creativity, but they have bred some unhealthy, self-deprecating feelings about myself in association with being creative.Read More
Exactly 1 month ago, I released my first short film - Black Girl Magic. I thought it would be the view of a world I see changing through my lens. Really, I’ve learned that it is only a view of a world that has stayed the same. Progression is occurring in ways that we don’t notice at times, but an inch feels like a mile in these shoes.Read More
I have always been a performer. I loved being in my school plays and dancing at the New Jersey State Theater for my recitals. As an adult, not much has changed. I perform in my daily life in one way or another, but I've always wanted to take it to the "next level."
The idea for this shoot came while thinking about what I love and in turn, what I want to share on my YouTube channel. At my core, I am an artist; that is what I love - what I'm passionate about. I want to share my art with you in whatever medium it decides to come. This is one of the many brain children I want to share.
Photos and music inspire me the most, but browsing Pinterest sure does have an influence on where my next project will take me.
In this androgynous creation, I wanted to come off harder than my soft interior mixed with the boyish girl I was at 12-years-old. Needless to say. I believe I achieved both of those things.
Foundation: Cover Fx Cream Foundation | N70
Contour: MAC Full Coverage Foundation | NW 50
Photographer: Ravi Balineni
Videographer: Darian Jobity
Wardrobe Stylist: Quentin Vennie
Hair Stylist: Nina Smith
Flannel Shirt: Forever 21 (similar)
Ripped Jeans: H & M
Sunglasses: Blue Planet Eyewear
Beanie: Slouch Headwear
Tattoos: Miri Tattoos
Take a look at the video showing how it all came together.
What do you think about how my transformation came out?
Share your thoughts in the comments below.