Armor - Macbeth
This armor was created with two layers of fosshape that were quilted together after being molded with heat and steam. Each armor half was covered with ripstop nylon and quilted pleather. Sleeves bound with bias tape. Webbing and plastic buckles as closure. This was created for a production of Macbeth at MRT. Costume Designer: Yao Chen
LED Board Controlled Wings - Pegasus
Created using 1/16" cold round steel rods, bent into shape. Spokes all connect to a backpack made from Fosshape and stitched with waxed nylon thread. All Cross braces also from 1/16" Cold round steel and bent by hand, fastened with floral wire and floral tape. Spray painted metallic. Wrapped in LED fairy lights by student Master Electrician, Thomas Brabant.
Salem State University Production of Gunplay
Costume Design: Jerry Johnson
Tap Dancing Horse Project - King of Bevaria
Created using carved foam and mounted on PVC frame. Leather straps and ears. Vaccuform and back painted eyes.
Glimmerglass Festival Production of "Candide" 2015
Costume Design: Jen Moller
Foam and Paper Mache Bird Head
Created using 1/2" upholstry foam shaped and glued with Barge. Covered in Paper Mache made with crystal gel as a gluing agent with paint to tint the news paper. Eyeballs made using fabric and stiff stuff. Outside covered in feathers. Black Organza used to create an area to see out the open mouth.
Glimmerglass Festival Production of "Sweeney Todd"
Costume Designer: Terese Wadden
Wings - Romeo and Juliet
Created using plastic rods covered in net. Juliet wings are made with internal backpack so as to not have visible straps. Feathers made from stiffened Organza and sewn. Romeo Wings made to magically come off using a bone that is pulled to release the straps. Feathers made from Tyvek and sewn to frame. Becca Jewett was also responsible for leading others to help with the project.
Huntington Theatre Co Production of "Romeo and Juliet"
Costume Designer: Illona Somogyi
Crafts Artisan Staff: Denise Wallace-Spriggs
Crafts Assistant: Becca Jewett