Thursday, 21 August 2014 00:00

Creative Spark: Ruth E. Carter, Costume Designer

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 Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter is known for her work in Lee Daniels' The Butler, Malcom X and Serenity , but in this video Ruth talks about her individual design process; how she gleans the information from the script and how she helps the director accomplish their vision for each project. Get a cup of tea and enjoy ....


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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.