The Three Graces: The base meets wood

I have finished the initial base chord, it took me awhile to decide exactly which Patchouli and which Vetiver to integrate with the other members of this temporal ensemble. In the end I choose an Indonesian Patchouli with a lovely floral aspect to it. This floral note will later work nicely with the blossoming heart… Continue reading The Three Graces: The base meets wood

The Three Graces: The base

“I choose notes with a cool quality for the “wet, dark” earth aspect from which the fragrance will be built upon, such as: Mitti Attar, Patchouli, and Vetiver. I see the base as a dark leather chord in juxtaposition to the bright floral heart. I add a touch of Kewda Attar for its cool, watery… Continue reading The Three Graces: The base

Perfume Inside the Poem Unveiled

This afternoon, Heather Ettlinger of Memory and Desire, will publish my contributionto her ongoing project titled Perfume Inside the Poem. I am one of fourteen other perfumers who has participated in this fascinating scent exploration of a poem by Ezra Pound.Please have a peek and if inspired leave a comment. Those who post a comment… Continue reading Perfume Inside the Poem Unveiled

Visual and Aromatic Arts

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place;from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper,from a passing shape, from a spider’s web. ~ Pablo Picasso Yesterday I was filmed here in the studio for an upcoming conference for “solpreneurs” happening this summer. Once I get more… Continue reading Visual and Aromatic Arts

Perfume Inside the Poem

Heather Ettlinger, devotee of both perfume and poetry, has fused her love into a fun and creative project on her blog Memory and Desire. Heather has attracted fourteen perfumers from different terrains to participate. The collaboration is called Perfume Inside the Poem and centers around the Ezra Pound poem titled In a Station of the… Continue reading Perfume Inside the Poem