In part two of my project with Cartier (see part one here), I've illustrated the dream world of the Amulette, specifically my dream world. When I sat down to think about what this world of unlocked wishes looked like, I couldn't really come up with anything tangible. After all, that's part of the magic of such a dream world.
But my thoughts always returned to Paris. As cliché as it may sound, the idea of Paris at dusk and night time always resonated with as concrete of a dream world as I could conjure up. There is something about the beautiful courtyard entry doors that seems to hide a secret world of which we passersby can only imagine. Perhaps it is what is unseen that I find so alluring. On this past trip to Paris, I paid a bit more attention to light and shadow than I had on previous trips. I still hoped to portray a sense of mystery in this set of photos, and leave you to imagine the rest.
"What might have been and what has been
Point to one end, which is always present.
Footfalls echo in the memory
Down the passage which we did not take
Towards the door we never opened
Into the rose-garden. My words echo
Thus, in your mind."