So you’ve watched all on Netflix, eaten all of your quarantine snacks and finished each TikTok dance plea in a book. What else is there to do to relieve that creeping siege dismay and boredom? Well, interjection to Alexander McQueen, here’s something a small some-more creatively fulfilling.
This week, a birthright code is mouth-watering their supporters to get artistic and reconstruct their favourite McQueen demeanour from a many new SS20 and AW20 collections. Anyone can get involved. All we need is a sketchbook and whatever your selected materials are (charcoal, pencils, pastels or paints) to openly appreciate whatever demeanour is your fave.
And you’ll be in good company. Also creation a acquiescence is a London-based artist Howard Tangye, famous for his multimedia portraits and his work as conduct of BA Womenswear during Central Saint Martins. Howard will be appearing on a McQueen YouTube channel this Friday 24 Apr during 6pm GMT to take partial in a challenge, and to share his imagination in a tutorial. Ah, like being behind during uni before Miss Rona close us all inside. Except improved since we can watch it in your pants!
Howard will be recreating a demeanour from a AW20 men’s collection: an ivory tailored double-breasted nap overcoat, printed with black thistles and festooned with china bullion thread. But before we balance in to watch his artistic interpretation, because not get concerned yourself?
Participants can post their final creations on Instagram with a hashtag #McQueenCreators, tagging @AlexanderMcQueen. A preference of a best and many artistic interpretations will afterwards be common on a brand’s Instagram feed. It competence not utterly be a same as Friday pints, though it’s a really rational approach to start off another weekend in quarantine. Good luck!