Dupouy mentioned that “creating manufacturers is one thing that I get pleasure from probably the most, so I’m certain that sooner or later I’ll do one thing new.” (Karine DuPouy)
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the proprietor of the kankan model in Seychelles, Karine Dupouy, is taking a break from vogue design and concentrating on images and videography.
Dupouy mentioned the change was mandatory after his enterprise was hit onerous by the COVID-19 pandemic.
SNA caught up with the 35-year-old girl to be taught extra about her new ventures.
SNA: Most individuals know you because the proprietor of the ‘Kankan’ boutique and now you’re engaged on different artwork types. What does this imply in your model, ‘Kankan’?
KD: I stayed away from Kankan for 2 or three three years throughout the instances when COVID-19 hit us onerous. It wasn’t intentional, it simply occurred. I believe the whole lot occurs for a purpose ultimately.
I made a decision it was time to maneuver on to one thing completely different since I had been within the vogue enterprise for a while and my ardour for it had began to fade. Does not imply I am going to by no means do that once more, I am simply taking a break. Creating manufacturers is one thing that I get pleasure from probably the most, so I’m certain that sooner or later I’ll do one thing new.
SNA: How did you grow to be thinking about images and video manufacturing?
KD: I’ve at all times been thinking about images and videography. Being within the vogue trade, I used to be recurrently uncovered to it. All my associates have been in that discipline, so I discovered rather a lot from them.
As soon as a group was prepared, I seemed ahead to picture shoots. Seeing your creations in images is when you’ll be able to lastly see their magnificence. Throughout my travels around the globe, my digital camera is probably the most valuable merchandise I’d take with me. I managed to seek out magnificence in all places with my digital camera. Capturing moments and locations that will not have been probably the most lovely, however I made them engaging to my eyes.
|Dupouy was away from Kankan for 2 or three years throughout the time Seychelles was being hit onerous by COVID-19. (Joe Laurence, Seychelles Information Company) Picture License: CC-BY|
SNA: Why did you make that change and the way did you discover the transition from one artwork kind to the opposite?
KD: Throughout COVID, I spent loads of time watching videography tutorials and making an attempt to learn to run interviews and little issues like this.
COVID did loads of injury, but it surely additionally made lots of people notice that they’d different skills, which they’re now doing as their core enterprise.
SNA: How does your information of being a dressmaker assist?
KD: It helps me rather a lot in my profession now. Particularly when doing vogue shoots, designing jewellery for different folks, and even designing uniforms, all of my information from my years in vogue helps me in the whole lot I do now. For each venture I do, I make a temper board which is one thing I’d do for each assortment I create, for instance.
SNA: What different corporations are you concerned in?
KD: Uniform design ideas have saved me busy these previous two years, in addition to designing company branding. I additionally make content material for social networks, the place I take advantage of loads of my images and design abilities.
Now I am getting a bit extra into graphics, which is sort of attention-grabbing.
Meals images can also be a comparatively new factor, as is product images.
|Dupouy mentioned that he managed to seek out magnificence in all places together with his digital camera. (Karine Dupouy) Picture License: All Rights Reserved|
SNA: Being concerned in numerous corporations, how do you keep work-life steadiness, particularly now that you’re a mom?
KD: I am fortunate to have assist throughout the day, however I attempt to work at evening in relation to enhancing, on my laptop, so I do not miss out on my child’s growth. They develop so quick that I wish to spend as a lot time as attainable with them. It is not straightforward, however I plan my days accordingly in order that she may be with me as a lot as attainable.
SNA: What are your plans for the longer term and what recommendation do you’ve got for anybody trying to make it in one among these fields?
KD: I wish to enhance on the talents I’ve. I’d like to sooner or later create one other model, possibly for youngsters, who is aware of. I additionally wish to delve into product images and model ideas, which is what I get pleasure from probably the most. I wish to assist folks develop their manufacturers with my visible ideas.
My recommendation would at all times be to continue learning. Even when you did not have the chance to go to school, YouTube is the most effective platform to be taught no matter you need at no cost. So if you wish to obtain one thing, have the dedication to do it.
I used to take a step again when different folks have been doing issues higher than me, but it surely occurred to me that I should not quit. As an alternative, I must create my fashion and be comfortable and happy with my work. So do not let others put you down. If you wish to do it, you’ll obtain it.