Introduction to Costume Design

Event Date: Jul. 8th until Jul. 12th, 2019
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Event Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Host: Off The Wall

Contact: Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor


Introduction to  Costume Design

During this intensive one-week introductory course with Artist Instructor, Tamara Marie Kucheran, participants gain an understanding of the principles of design and how costume defines and supports character.

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.


Cost: $495/Per person

Location: Factory163, Stratford, 163 King Street, Stratford


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