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Stage costumes and how to make them.

  • 160 Pages
  • 0.29 MB
  • English
Plays, inc. , Boston
Costume design, Co
LC ClassificationsPN2067 .T6 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 160 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5436795M
LC Control Number73085291

Many people involved in activities where stage and historic costumes are required, believe that the making of these costumes is such a highly skilled art as to place it beyond the scope of the average needlewoman. This book makes it clear that in fact there are few special difficulties and that the amateur can easily construct the most Author: Julia Tompkins.

This book would be great for someone who already has a clue about "historic costumes and how to make them." The whole beginning is about theater and what colors look best on stage, etc.

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The history tidbit is nice but getting to the "how to make them" was sadly, not at all helpful. I get this same info online or on YouTube/5(88).

Stage Costume Step-By-Step: The Complete Guide to Designing and Making Stage Costumes for All Major Drama Periods and Genres from Classical Through the Twentieth Century. Amateur designers -- even those with little time or budget -- will find practical guidance for creating terrific theatrical costumes that evoke many styles and time periods/5.

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Stage costumes and how to make them. [Julia Tompkins] -- Instructions for making stage costumes for productions set in any era from Saxon times to the 's. These book character costumes, inspired by classic picture books and YA novels, are perfect whether you're dressing up for Book Week or trick-or-treating for : Good Housekeeping Editors.

As we expect from the undeniable Worbla Queen this book is conversational, encouraging and beautifully done. Theres a brief intro to the history and background of cosplay and cosplay competitions and a nonentry on choosing costumes (just do whatever you want, while encouraging can also set up newbies for failure by trying to tackle something too /5.

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As a starting point, the book has you using fitting patterns (shell patterns) purchased from the commercial pattern companies or in some cases just a standard pattern.

What you do to get your own personalised blocks is learn how to make these up into muslins (mock ups if you like) and adjust them to yourself to get a good fit/5(24). Buy Historic Costumes and How to Make Them (Dover Fashion and Costumes) by Mary Fernald, Eileen Shenton (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Kidd. Amateur designers--even those with little time or budget--will find practical guidance for creating terrific theatrical costumes presented in this resourceful book.

Costume designers will welcome the descriptions, measurement guidelines, cutting instructions and assembly directions. I enjoyed very much reading the stories from the book. I am very glad I found it, because one cannot find this subject in any book. I recommend the book if you like sewing costumes and you want to improve your view and your skills, if you want to be opened to see costumes everywhere or if you want to know more about stage costumes/5(4).

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- Explore marcitate's board "Book Character Dress Up Day", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Book characters dress up, Character dress up and Book character costumes pins. This excellent book is equally fascinating and useful for established costume designers and those new to the field, as well as anyone interested in the way costumes both contribute to the larger production and stand on their own as an art form/5(8).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 96 pages: illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm: Contents: Greek drama --Mediaeval mysteries and miracles --Shakespeare and the later classics --Victorian drama --Modern plays --Pageants --Pantomimes --Animal and bird costumes --Fancy dress costumes --Pattern and.

With the secrets she shares in this book, you don’t have to go through the work of making costumes from scratch. Instead, create fabulous, unique costumes for your needs with very little money, time, or expertise. You just need an imagination and the /5(18).

5 ways with a Cape for Book Week – the idea is invest in a good cape which will be able to be used again and again for various dress-ups.

Here are 5 ideas on different ways to use a cape. Oliva the Pig Dress-up – if you have some stripy clothes in your house then you are 90% of the way to making this costume.

This practical and informative guidebook is a "must-have" for anyone planning to create accurate period costumes for theatrical productions and historical reenactments. From short tunics worn by Saxon men in the fifth century to a Brand: Dover Publications.

Making Stage Props: a Practical Guide Paperback – 22 May (Stage and Costume) (Backstage) John A. Leonard. out of 5 stars 1. Paperback. I needed to make some props and this excellent and informative book showed me how to make them.

A valuable bit of kit for anyone connected with stage or film.4/5(5). - Explore ehorton's board "Storybook Character Costumes" on Pinterest.

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Decoration in Stage Costume. Decoration in Stage Costume. this means distressing the fabrics to make them look faded, worn, damaged, etc.

A design will indicate colour, texture and pattern, but textile dyers and painters need highly developed imaginations to decide how to achieve the effects - interpreting rather than translating the design.

If you've ever really wanted to know any thing about how to make a decent costume., this is the book for you. Fabric choices, costume construction, fitting and alteration, dying and painting, aging, millinery, wigs, accessories, and properties are all covered in this very detailed book/5.

Thorsson has aimed the book at primarily a cosplay readership, but the practical concerns of the cosplayer are the same as those of the theatrical costume artist: cost, time, quality, weight, mobility, etc. And, while i've purchased self-published books on these sorts of topics written by cosplay authors, 4/5.

Ballet Costume History Ballet costumes constitute an essential part of stage design and can be considered as a visual record of a performance. They are often the only survival of a production, representing a living imaginary picture of the scene. Renaissance and Baroque The origins of ballet lie in the court spectacles of the Renaissance.

Beyond setting and character, costumes and makeup play an important role in visibility and aesthetic. Makeup is necessary for ensuring that the features of an actor's face are easy to see and don't get “washed out” by the bright stage lights.

Costumes perform a similar function, since a skilled costume designer will avoid colors and designs. Jul 9, - Explore thecostumer's board "Onstage Magic Costume Changes", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Cinderella costume, Amanda lewis 51 pins. "A [stage] costume can completely change a performance or make a performance finally become cohesive," says Sutton Foster, a two-time Tony-winning triple-threat who we chatted with at the Amopé.

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Let’s get started. The fabric one would be bendy and more comfortable, but harder to make look like a book. But my ideas don't have his face sticking through. It'd have to be a really tall costume to have his face stick out where the character's face is.

Look at 's costumes. He makes backpack harnesses to make tall costumes that attach to his shoulders. The Art of Costuming: Interpreting the Character through the Costume Designer’s Eyes Theater and Costuming Famed Hollywood costume designer Edith Head once said, “A designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes.” Determining what is the role of the costume designer in defining the character of a production is a crucial question.Stage secrets for seamless costume changes.

Have them put what costume pieces they can on underneath the ones they appear in first so they can simply pull off one and be in the next character. This depends a bit on the specifics of each costume however, and will only be effective if the underlying outfit does not add bulk or impede their.An index of costume links, for those who study and/or make costumes: costumers, students, historical re-enactors, science fiction fans, professionals, amateurs, dancers, theatrical costumers, writers, researchers, and all those interested in fashion, textile art, and costume history.