I wanted to share a photo of the completed label designs and illustrations which I created for Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab's summer 2011 Limited Edition offering of Metamorphosis. The illustrations were created with colored pencil and ink on smooth bristol paper. Each illustration went from this:
Here are the names and descriptions for the perfume oils in this collection, as found on the Limited Editions page of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab. They all fly away on August 15, 2011!
+ BROOD XIX
Tree sap, hay, almond blossoms, moss, hemp, corn stalks, acorn, sweet amber, and rice milk.
+ THE MOTHS
Mallow, oak bark, coffee bean, hinoki wood, and khus.
Rose otto, red ginger, caraway seed, myrrh, orange peel, mandarin leaf, black peppercorn, and vanilla orchid.
Red musk, pomegranate, cranberry, blackberry, mango, purple sage, thyme, and angelica root.
Orange blossom honey, brown sugar, saffron, tonka absolute, and tobacco leaf.
+ THE BUTTERFLIES
Wild orchid, pikake, honeysuckle, calla lily, agave nectar, pink geranium, violet leaf, and white amber.
White sage, lemongrass, lemon balm, dusty beige musk, and drops of anise.
Opoponax, kumaru, cocoa butter, Mysore sandalwood, verbena, almond milk, guiac wood, beeswax, and myrrh.
PURPLE SPOTTED SWALLOWTAIL
Black plum, opium poppy, dusky amber, opoponax, castoreum accord, dried berries, tolu balsam, clove bud, and lime.