Fire and Rose Petals

the fire within us burns brighter than the fire around us

Long Live Napoleon

November 10, 1799 This is the day that marks the end of the French Revolution for me. The Directory, which has been France’s form of government for this time, has now fallen. The current government which has been instilled is now called the Consulate. There are three pillars to this new system. The Council of State draft the bills wanting to be placed. The Tribunate discuss the bills that the.. Read More

Naploeon Bonaparte: Panic in Paris

October 1792 When people panic; chaos ensues. As a lieutenant of artillary in the French military, I have to deal with many problems. The problem right now (well, I should say the FIRST problem right now) is the war with Prussia and Austria. We, the military, are doing all we can to put a stop to these wars and keep our country safe. However the battles have been getting closer and.. Read More

In-Depth Post #6 (Special FX Makeup)

***WARNING – THE FOLLOWING POST CONTAINS IMAGES THAT MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME VIEWERS – VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED*** Hello everyone! It looks like we only have (roughly) one more month until we present our learning at In-Depth Night! I don’t know about everyone else, but I am super excited. This past weekend I had wanted to use someone as a model for one of my makeups, but unfortunately I.. Read More

Military School Graduate

October 28, 1785 Today I, Napoleon Bonaparte, graduated from military school with  the rank of second lieutenant in the artillery. I was able to complete the two year program within one year, and now I am ready to take up my new duties in the military. I have recently been hearing talk among the people about uprisings and riots directed towards the monarchy. They do not like the way the king.. Read More

In-Depth Post #5

***WARNING – THE FOLLOWING POST CONTAINS IMAGES THAT MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME VIEWERS – VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED*** Happy AprilMayJune everyone! These are the final two months of our In-Depth Project, and I’m super excited! My mentor has provided me with a lot of great learning opportunities. She has given me hands on projects to try on myself and other people as well as introducing me to resource materials,.. Read More