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Laura Skinner Art - Pink Mesh Dress

Pink Mesh Dress



  • Pink Mesh 

  • Faux Pearl Beads

  • Stretch Fabric

This was a fun project when I needed something lighter to work on. I experimented with construction and am actually quite proud of the base dress and the pattern I made for it. 

I saw this pink mesh and immediately thought of a Barbie ballerina I loved as a child, and used her as inspiration. The National Gallery of Art felt like a fun place to photograph this piece and play with scale. It was also fun to stand next to paintings of ballerinas by Degas and Renoir.  

Photos by Andrew Skinner and Betsy Skinner. 

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