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Photography courtesy of Amber Marlowe Blatt and heybrooklyn.com
Following yesterday’s Midsummer’s Eve Affair we spent a few minutes with Handmade Weddings coauthor Shana Faust, and let readers ask the artist about her creative process, to find out how this busy stylist is able to Do Something Creative Every Day.
Question from Nicki: What is your favorite thing about styling?
A: I love using objects and their placement to create arresting images that tell a story and evoke a feeling.
Question from Nicki B: What spurs your creative blocks and how do you get out of them?
A: I definitely can get stuck sometimes. Usually at the beginning of a project, when I am searching for the genesis of a concept, a blank canvas with infinite possibilities can be daunting. But once I’ve got an initial idea things tend to flow from there.
I’m lucky to live in New York City because it is such an inspiring place. If I’m ever in need of a spark I usually head outside for a walk (and coffee!) and a trip to one of my favorite stores. Kinokuniya Bookstore, NY Art Central, Pearl River and Economy Candy are some of my favorite haunts.
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