Woman through the centuries have been an important source of inspiration for artists. The woman in art is a muse, an object of beauty and of knowledge. Rijks Muse make-up collection is a tool to embrace the qualities of the woman: her beauty and wisdom. It enhances to present her qualities in everyday life.
Every form of art has its own means of expression: volume is the main mean of expression used by sculptors, line by draftsman, and color by painters. Make-up is a mean of expression too, women use it to emphasize their qualities and characteristics. Every morning women become artists, ready to create new images of their selves.
Step 1: Modelling.
The woman is a sculptor; by applying foundation she is modeling the volume of her face.
Step 2: Drawing.
The woman is a draftsman; by using different pencils she draws outlines of her face features.
Step 3: Coloring.
The woman is a painter, she uses color pigments to fill in the outlines and complete the composition.
Service: product design
Prizes: Rijks Studio Award (2014), 1st prize
Exhibited: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, NL (2014)
Publications: Rijksmuseum.nl, 2014 (link); Wikipedia.nl (link); Trendtablet.com, 2014 (link); Beeldbalie.nl, 2015 (link)
Credits: Rijks Muse was created in collaboration with Asnate Bockis.