Introduction to Costume Design
ARTIST INSTRUCTOR: TAMARA MARIE KUCHERAN
July 24 - 28
Gain an understanding of the principles of design and learn how costume defines and supports character, during this intensive, one-week introductory course.
In this course students will learn and expand on the following skills:
Examine text and character analysis;
Explore concept development;
Discuss constructive collaboration practices;
Discover effective methods for research;
Develop rendering skills through understanding figure and period silhouettes;
Practice rendering techniques using pencil and watercolour.
Learn presentation techniques;
Create your own designs - from rough sketch to final costume design plate.
Previous drawing experience is an asset. Before the first class, participants are asked to read a play text, which they may purchase, or download from an emailed copy and use for the duration of the course.
The low student-to-teacher ratio in each course ensures instruction is geared to the participant's skill level and experience. Please indicate your related experience when you register.
Cost: $ 595 (includes materials)
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Target enrollment: 10 students
163 King St.
For more information, contact:
Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor