Sylvain Le Guen sees patterns everywhere. The French fan maker calls Paris home, and he finds inspiration for his craftsmanship all over the City of Light. Step into his atelier to learn how his love of the art form comes to life.
Jacqueline West speaks to us about her costume design for the film, The Revenant ...
Is it possible to hand-stitch a buttonhole in less than 10 minutes? Watch this lovely work ...
In Part 2 of this video you will learn the wet felting and blocking of your hat. Presented by Brigitte from For Your Head Hat Blocks
In Part 1, Brigitte from For Your Head Hat Blocks, shows you the tools and materials you'll need and takes you through the steps of laying out your roving.
Just for fun, visit Peter Jackson in his cave--his world-class collection of props, costumes, and cinema artifacts that inspired him as a young filmmaker and continue to inspire him. Adam and Peter examine a prop you may recognize: the faceplate for the Hal 9000 computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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.