Samples of Theatre Design Concept work. Various techniques including mask weaving, woven textile designs, hand-dyed fibres and hand-spun yarns in various colours, beading, dyeing, printmaking, jewellery design
The Tempest: Costume and Stage Designs, Woven Fabrics and Stage Backdrop.
Stage backdrop, The Tempest designs
Detail, Stage Backdrop
Costume, Caliban: the Lion Fish.
Costume design, Miranda.
Woven sample, Miranda's costume: Based
on Mermaid, and mother of pearl shimmer
Thunderbirds and Fireflies
A stage production of a Native legend, produced and performed with Native Ojibway dancers. Costumes designed and hand woven out of raffia and plastic sheeting. Choreographed, directed, and produced the production for public audiences, on the McCaul Street Stage.
Paper Making Samples
hand-dyed silk panels, quilted in a fan design
Natural Dying, Hand Weaving, and Hand Spun Samples
Natural Dyes from Native Species and other plants.
hand dyed hand woven silk panel: Design taken from photo of nordic doorway
hand woven detail
Yellow: Turmeric, golden rod
Oranges: Tea, wine, onions
Brown: Black Walnut, onions, tea
Green: Moss, Lichens
WARP Designs, Weaving.
trillium woodland inspiration
wind blowing in a storm, inspiration
Canada geese flying over, inspiration
Various braiding binding and knotting techniques from different countries.
12 strand peruvian flat braid
Osage Braiding, traditional Quebec belts.
Native basketry technique
Cross stitch embroidery
History Of Design Projects
Silk costume, Greek Key design, hand dyed greek key motif, red-silk lined fabric bands on sleeves, skirt.
Beaded Necklace, loom-woven by hand, using gold plated, glass and enamel beads. Fits average woman.