Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Otherworld Costumes

I have been keeping a little bit of a secret here in bloggy-land.
About a month ago, I signed on to be a costume designer/seamstress for
an independent feature called
This actually rocked my world for so many reasons!
I have flirted with the stage/film industry throughout my life...Primarily acting in my late teens and throughout my twenties. The dream sort of morphed in my thirties and I became more interested in the actual writing and "craft" of the theater.
In more recent years, I have been dreaming about costumes...Something I have always been interested in. I almost applied to FIT at 27 to study Costume Design.
Funny, how things come around again...Or never really leave you, that is!
I have been so abundantly blessed with this opportunity.
It leaves me speechless.
Here is one of several women's tunic dresses I've been working on.

And here is the dress alongside a couple of men's tunics.
I have a few more of those to make.
The filmmaker is still deciding on whether or not she wants trim on the men's tunics.
I personally think we should go for it.
I like ornate costumes!

The next phase of costumes will involve more tunics and more
elaborate dresses. Also, long, flowy, fairy-wings will be made.
The film will begin shooting again on Monday, so this is going to be a very busy week for me.
However, I don't mind at all. I love it.
I was made to do this.


J for Jendetta said...

you truly amaze me!! they look grrrrreat!!! wow! wow wow.

Kristin at My Art and the Mom in Me said...

What terrific news!! I remember you had hinted at something in the future a while ago.. was this it? I am so genuinely super-duper thrilled for you!! They looks amazing.. and of course they would - you made them! Yippee!

Kristin at My Art and the Mom in Me said...

Happy Birthday - 4 days late.. I had remembered you were a May Baby too! I hope you are great! I sent you an email a while back, did you ever get it?