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Copying Period Fans Project at The Costumer's Manifesto Costume Design & Construction '''Copying Period Fans Project 2D+10C'''
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Film Costume Analysis Essay Project at The Costumer's Manifesto Costume Design & Construction I '''Film Costume Analysis Essay Project "High Concept" Designs (5D)'''
  
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'''Step 1:'''
  
[[File:PortfolioStudiocostumeshotsLiaisons13.jpg]]
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Look over the outline
  
[[File:PortfolioStudiocostumeshotsLiaisons26.jpg]]
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[[Advice1pagesReadplay|READING THE PLAY]] and then move on to
  
[[File:PortfolioStudiocostumeshotsLiaisons6.jpg]]
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[[Advice1pagesTheory|DEEP THEORY]]
  
'''Fan making:'''
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'''Step 2:'''
  
Buy a simple cheap bamboo fan with strong, widely spaced sticks, not a delicate one with fine sticks. Your best option will be one about 1 foot long folded. Perform the following steps, or extrapolate reasonable variations on these instructions to make a finished fan for the stage.
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Watch two or more of the following "concept" focused films:
  
[[File:Build1Mvc-011f.jpg]] The original cheap-o fan leaf is peeled off the cheap bamboo sticks and used to gauge the size the finished fan leaf will need to be.
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[[File:h.t|Angels and Insects]]
  
 
[[File:h.t]]
 
[[File:h.t]]
  
[[File:Build2Fan1.jpg]]
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[[File:h.t|The Matrix]] or
  
[[File:Build2Fan2.jpg]] This fan for Mme. de Rosamonde was made by scanning in a photo from an 18th Century original at the MFA Boston and altering the size of the leaf in Adobe Photoshop to match the size needed. Then the leaf was printed out in pieces, and ironed to fusible interfacing. Then the leaf was hand colored with watercolor to approximate the original, and then glued to the sticks with rubber cement. A layer of gold tissue paper was glued to the back of the fan to sandwich the sticks inside the leaf and strengthen the fan. Finally the fan was folded, and soon the sticks will be painted using paint pens.
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[[File:h.t|The Matrix Reloaded]]
  
[[File:Build4Mvc-013f.jpg]]
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[[File:AmazonVideoThecelldvd.jpg]]
  
[[File:Build4Mvc-014f.jpg]] The design is printed in sections and glued together.
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'''Step 3:'''
  
[[File:Build4Mvc-016f.jpg]]
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Write an essay on the costume designs of the films you watched. Explain the following:
  
[[File:Build4Mvc-017f.jpg]] The paper leaf is ironed onto heavy non woven interfacing, and the excess interfacing clipped away.
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How were the costumes used as symbols of the characters or groups?
  
The leaf is glued to the sticks, and ''' a skin of tissue paper is glued to the back to hold on the sticks.'''
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How were colors or textures used to indicate what was going on?
  
[[File:Build4Mvc-011f.jpg]] Then the leaf is painted to match the original fan.Having your original prints in color will let you skip this step. You an also choose to paint the leaf before attaching it to the sticks.
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In which ways were costumes used realistically, and in which ways were costumes deliberately not realistic.
  
[[File:Build4Mvc-009f.jpg]]
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Describe at least one scene in each film where a costume told you something important about what was going on.
  
[[File:Build4Mvc-010f.jpg]]
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'''Step 4:'''
  
[[File:Build4Mvc-015f.jpg]] The fan is folded and pressed into shape on the ironing board.
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Post a copy of your essay to the  
  
[[File:Build4Mvc-018f.jpg]] The sticks are decorated with gold pen.
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[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thr254|Class Message Board]
 
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[[File:Build4Mvc-020f.jpg]] The finished fan for Mme. de Volanges.
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Fan for Merteuil:
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[[File:Build4Mvc-012f.jpg]]
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[[File:Build4Mvc-019f.jpg]] Painting a sandalwood fan owned by the actress to look like a 18th Century Chinese fan.
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Fan for Cecile
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The leaf is painted.
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[[File:Build6Mvc-003f.jpg]] The fan sticks are removed fro a cheap fan to apply to the leaf.
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[[File:Build6Mvc-005f.jpg]] The leaf is applied to the sticks with a thin coat of hot glue.
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[[File:Build6Mvc-006f.jpg]]
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[[File:Build6Mvc-007f.jpg]] A layer of gold tissue is glued to the back with rubber cement to sandwich in the sticks before folding.
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[[File:Build6Mvc-008f.jpg]] The completed fan.
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[[File:Build6Mvc-009f.jpg]]
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Fan for Emile the Courtesan:
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Lorraine draws final details with a gold pen.
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[[File:Build6Fan.jpg]] The design was made by combining an image of an 18th Century fan on balloon expeditions with pictures from 18th Century pornography.
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[[File:Build6Mvc-016f.jpg]] The cameos have the ballooning images removed and lewd images put in their stead with Adobe Photoshop.
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[[File:Build6Mvc-017f.jpg]] Then the leaf is printed out in 3 sections, and glued together before being ironed to fusible interfacing and painted.
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Using the instructions above, design and make a fan. When it is finished, photograph the fan as jpeg files and post them to your File folder at the class
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[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thr254/|eGroup]. Post a message to the group letting everyone know you have posted these pictures so you can get feedback.
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Film Costume Analysis Essay Project at The Costumer's Manifesto Costume Design & Construction I Film Costume Analysis Essay Project "High Concept" Designs (5D)

Step 1:

Look over the outline

READING THE PLAY and then move on to

DEEP THEORY

Step 2:

Watch two or more of the following "concept" focused films:

Angels and Insects

File:H.t

The Matrix or

The Matrix Reloaded

AmazonVideoThecelldvd.jpg

Step 3:

Write an essay on the costume designs of the films you watched. Explain the following:

How were the costumes used as symbols of the characters or groups?

How were colors or textures used to indicate what was going on?

In which ways were costumes used realistically, and in which ways were costumes deliberately not realistic.

Describe at least one scene in each film where a costume told you something important about what was going on.

Step 4:

Post a copy of your essay to the

Message Board

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Kika Kika

Bram Stoker's Dracula Bram Stoker's Dracula

Complete Book of Sewing Complete Book of Sewing

The Costume Designer's Handbook : A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Designers The Costume Designer's Handbook : A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Designers

The Costume Technician's Handbook : A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Technicians The Costume Technician's Handbook : A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Technicians

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Costume Step-By-Step : The Complete Guide to Designing and Making Stage Costumes for All Major Drama Periods and Genres

The Magic Garment : Principles of Costume Design The Magic Garment : Principles of Costume Design

Costume Construction Costume Construction

Elegantly Frugal Costumes : The Poor Man's Do-It-Yourself Costume Maker's Guide Elegantly Frugal Costumes : The Poor Man's Do-It-Yourself Costume Maker's Guide

Vatel Vatel

Brazil Brazil

Titus Titus

Cell

Gormenghast Gormenghast

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