Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Chris Carpenter at STC - Painting Costumes

In the process of of looking at sketches to determine the painting of racks of costumes for Henry IV,  I was very surprised to come across this one. Look closely......who is that playing The Lord Chief Justice?  Derrick Weeden!  Such a small world. 

Costume designer Anne Hould-Ward has requested a final painting touch be given to the costumes. It is a flick of  a brush stroke in highlight areas. She feels this accent will give a more painterly feel to the costumes on stage. Here are a couple of examples:

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