THEATRICAL FOOTWEAR PROJECT INSPIRED BY AN ANCIENT CIVILIZATION

 

SCORPION DEITY

PEAKED TOE ASSYRIAN STYLE SHOE

INSPIRED BY A MESOPOTAMIAN CYLINDER SEAL 

OBSERVED AT THE MET

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SPECIAL FEATURES: 

- FUNCTIONAL SCULPTED SCORPION CLAW BUCKLE COVERED IN LEATHER

- CUSTOM SCULPTED SCORPION STINGER COVERED IN LEATHER 

W/ DECORATIVE INSET GEM & STUDS

- HAND PAINTED LEATHER DETAIL

- EDGE-LACED UPPER TO OUTSOLE

- SCULPTED SCORPION UNDERBELLY OUTSOLE PAINTED GOLD 

 

SLIDESHOW ALSO FEATURES MY ORIGINAL MOCK-UP NEXT TO MY FINAL DESIGN

MOCK-UPS ARE ESSENTIAL TO THE DESIGN PROCESS

AND

THE INSPIRATION FOR MY SCORPION DEITY ASSYRIAN STYLE SHOE. I LOVED THE SCORPION DEITY I DISCOVERED ON THIS AWESOME CYLINDER SEAL SHOWCASED AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART IN NYC! 

INSPIRATION IS EVERYWHERE YOU JUST NEED TO TAKE A CLOSER LOOK SOMETIMES ;]

 

 

 

 

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