Here are some work in progress pictures from the Romeo+Juliet project for may 2013. When you want to see every step of progress, visit my costume page and go on the album Romeo+Juliet 2013.

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pictures : WidowFX Photography

 

 


 

Work in progress pictures :

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Stitching the belt on reinforced quality fabric-leather with DMC thread.

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This time I tried doing the positive with wood glue and this is how this turned out. Wood glue did great covering jobs, but it's also possible doing positive forms with it.

DSC_3287resizedLeft : chain and pearls of Worbla's Finest Art
Right : Wood glue positive with varnish and acrylic paint.

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Testing the right colour and thickness for the chain mail.

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Testing the proportions with rigid paper, then beginning with Worbla's Finest Art.

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DSC_2187neuResizedApplying the third layer of varnish.

DSC_3322I added acrylic for more texture and for sculpting the forms.

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A quick Work-In-Progress ensemble.

DSC_3450Some props. Mercutio gives one of them to Romeo in the movie (edible paint / acrylic paint on mint drops)

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Calculating the proportions of the mask and making it with Worbla's Finest Art.

966846_253340974808286_466564392_oFInished mask formed on a styrofoam head, then on my own face.

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Molding halb of the sword with Worbla's Finest Art out of a plaster negative.

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Combining three layers of rubber foam of different sizes and two layers of WFA for the sword.

 

Juliet's costume : 

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Left : Testing the fitting of the finished wings.                                       
                                       Right : Cleaning the wig's hair with hair glue and hair gel.

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Nearly finished wig styling