Items filtered by date: September 2016 - The Costumers Institute
Check out the hats Angela Clayton has been working on ....
Published in Tips & Tricks
Happy Halloween everyone ... please be safe and enjoy ...
Published in Costumers Blog
Most costumers are curious ...
Published in Tips & Tricks
Get up close with the helmets and armor made by Ironhead Studio for films like Batman v Superman, Captain America: Civil War, and Tron: Legacy. Ironhead Studio founder Jose Fernandez, who has been designing and making film costumes for decades, chats with us about how superhero costume fabrication has evolved over the years. 
Published in Tutorial
  Right into a ittle joke; because smiling is good for us ...        
Published in Costumers Blog
Take a look at some of Michael Wilkinson's work in  Justice League; totally amazing. It is said that The Flash costume has 148 pieces alone ...
Official end of shoot featurette for Justice League with Ben Affleck (Batman), Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), Jared Leto (Joker), Ezra Miller (The Flash), Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, JK Simmons, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Jeremy Irons, Willem Dafoe- wow.
Published in Tutorial
Mayes C Rubeo is an amazing costume designer and it's great to see this work ...
Her film credits also include Apocalypto, Avatar, John Carter, and World War Z.
Published in Tutorial
Mayes C. Rubeo originally from Mexico is one of the most prestigious names in costume design in recent times. She won the Costume Designers Guild Award in 2009  for her wonderful work in the film Avatar, and has also had successes for her design work on films like Apocalypto and World War Z. Check out her work for Warcraft ...
Published in Tutorial
Check out Colleen Atwood's work in this movie clip; you'll want to see the movie ...
Published in Tips & Tricks
A quick refresher on shoes .... when did heels come into fashion?
Published in Tips & Tricks

The Costumer's Notebook,

The book The Costumer's Notebook is a 295 page comprehensive handbook for Costumers for stage and film including a full Glossary of stage and film industry terms. Sections include methods and tricks for laundry, dyeing, breakdown, Dresser guidelines and protocols for Stage or Film and various size charts for men and women from shoes to gloves. Other Sections include diagrams showing How to Iron A Shirt, How to Tie a Tie and How to Tie a Bow Tie. Costume fittings, costume lay out and costume storage are also discussed.