Hello Everyone, this is Theodore Beaulieu, founder of Black Snake Productions. When not conquering tinseltown with Blood brother Chronicles and 3014 A.D. , I’m doing something I’m even more passionate about, helping others be successful with dynamic design and collaboration. I provide production, apparel and branding design, your in-house design house.
Below are but a small example of fashion based clients I’ve had all over the world. This is also apart of my creative talent, I hope many of you that did not now about this aspect of my creative career, are inspired to be just as multi-faceted. I enjoy being creative, but it makes me extremely happy when I’m apart of the process in others success. This is my reason for living.
‘This Is My Home’ campaign – Brazil
This project was the Soa Paulo fashion industry in Brazil. Hugo Benturo approached me about an indie fashion project that could benefit the indigenous people of the Brazilian rainforest, at least bring attention to this little known population in which much of their habitat is being deforested. Not only are these people being outed from their homes and tribal and anthropological way of life, corrupt loggers have went as far as killing WHOLE villages just to get people off of the land they want to exploit. My first question to Hugo when I was approached about this project is what exactly did he want to say, what kind of response did he want from the public. I let him know that this is personal to me because of my own indigenous background. I then shared with him ideas; allowing the indigenous people to speak in a away. This is when my digital fashion illustration skills came into play as we were not hiring professional models to portray or act as indigenous women. I digitally created models with tribal face markings of wealth and spiritual abundance as well as adulthood. After the first presentation was done, we needed to find fashions to place these digital models in and that was a problem as most fashion houses in Brazil were either not right for what we wanted or did not want to be involved with the campaign. I then remembered a few outfits I had sewn up MYSELF for a fashion show somw years ago. The looks were perfect and the ad campaign was and is a success to this day. The organization was able to raise over 120,000 US dollars, much of which went to helping displaced indigenous communities all around Brazil and other countries in South America.
Le’Nubian Magazine – ‘Skin We’re In’ campaign
This was a project created for a Paris magazine called Le’Nubian. Wanting to create digital fashion designs to go along with their fashion articles, Le’Nubian was a magazine that centered around fashion and politics concerning french Africans. These presentations were for Fall 2019, a great way for Seaki Ashe’ to present our new apparel line. With sultry colored silk boucle fabrics, leathers and luxurious faux furs and skins, this presentation explored color,texture,draping and silhouette.
Espejo Nelson – Vintage handmade designer denim
Approached by design client Diego Espejo, Theodore Beaulieu was hired to create a denim product line for presentation to major department stores in New York and New Jersey. This was a very rare opportunity for Seaki Creative Services to create a product line by hand, custom creating a series of product during a time when denim was at a premium price. Around this time such denim lines like True Religion and G-Star were a big ticketed item in any denim collection. Creating the first samples by hand, this particular product line was a success because of the hand done finishes created by Theodore Beaulieu.