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Monday, 23 October 2017 11:23

Chinese Makeup Routines Through the Dynasties

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Makeup has been used for centuries and, here's a quick historical peek at the different techniques and styles used in ancient China ...

Monday, 30 October 2017 11:08

Theatre Dictionary: Sides

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This is also a film term; referring to small printed editions of the scenes, set ups and listings for the day's shoot ...

This looks very  interesting ...

Friday, 13 October 2017 13:25

Interfacing Block Fusing Summary

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Connie Crawford summarizes of block fusing when using interfacing during garment construction...

Thursday, 12 October 2017 15:27

Ironing a Shirt in 10 steps

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But that's only half the story ...

Friday, 01 September 2017 12:47

Behind the Scenes (Part 4 of 4)

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The final episode for this Beauty and the Beast series takes us further backstage into the wig and makeup room and we also learn a new bit about the choreography ...

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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.