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Theatrical Masks and Headdresses by Pamela Schuller


A photo of a paper-mache face maskWearable face mask

Based on Ontario, Pamela Schuller is active in fine arts and theatre, producing works that blur the lines between the two. Pamela has been involved in numerous workshops and art projects to engage communities in the arts – often helping participants create theatrical masks and headdresses.


A colorful paper-mache face maskWearable face mask

In our previous feature of Pamela’s dramatic masks, we saw how the artist begins each mask with a cast of…

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Psychedelic Wearble Textiles: Art by David Faulk


A painting of a combination bird and pyramid figureWings, gouache

David Faulk is a mixed media artist and costume designer who creates works of bizarro pop-art and psychedelic wearable textiles. David’s paintings tend toward flat, saturated color planes and simplified, almost naïve-style figures.


A photo of a pair of surreal platform shoes worn by a performerBlue Platforms

 

In our last feature of David’s surreal pop-art, we looked mainly at the artist’s paintings. I really enjoy the way these works combine a very contemporary cartoon style…

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Looks for Live Theatre: Costumes by Kathryn Burton Cover


A photo of a performance of Oklahoma, with costumes by Kathryn Burton Cover"Oklahoma," Northwest Missouri State University

Currently based in Weeping Water, New England, Kathryn Burton Cover is a costumer who creates looks for live theatre. Kathryn’s portfolio includes costumes for both men and women, in modern and period styles.

 

A handmade 1880's evening dress1880's evening dress, flat patterned

Kathryn’s costuming work has been used in various productions including productions of Shakespeare plays, restaged Broadway acts and operas.…

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Costume Design by Kat Jeffery


drawing of woman wearing a dress with sketches of dress designs beside itRhoda Marley final dress

 

Our featured artist today, Kat Jeffery, uses her background in dance and stage performance to create costumes that are perfect fits for both performers and theatre sets.Trained as a dancer, an having garnered much experience on stage herself, Kat has an intricate understanding of how fabrics and outfits will move with a performer, and the sorts of effects that can be created.

 


four women walking towards the camera in a forestDesdancia film still

 

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