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Carnival Costume Production Workshops

Carnival Costume Production Workshops 2018

NEW DATES!!!

December 8th - 9th, 2018, CedarBridge Academy

Presented by: NOVA Mas International 

Major Sponsor: The Ministry of Community & Cultural Affairs

 
 
These workshops will introduce Bermudians to the world of Carnival Costume Production. Workshop participants will be equipped with the knowledge and basic skill that is required to create Carnival Costumes as part of a full Carnival Production Team.  Budding designers, participate in the costume design workshop to learn how to create a full Carnival costume design.  YOUR creation could be selected and showcased during the BHW 2019 Parade of Bands!
 
Workshops Instructed by International Carnival Costume Designer:  Designing Daryl 
 
Workshops Offered: 
Gemming 101
Featherwork 101
Costume Design Basics

 

 
Gemming 101

In this hands on workshop participants will develop an understanding of gemming decorating and production techniques.  Using various bodyware pieces (belts, bras & tiaras etc.) participants will create and recreate costume pieces.

Date: Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Time: 9am – 12pm
Early Bird: $100  (Register by October 31st)
Regular: $130
*Cost includes all materials.  Participants will be required to supply their own glue guns.

 

Featherwork 101

Participants will develop an understanding of the basics of feather work production.  Participants will gain knowledge of the different types of feathers used, how to prepare, lay feathers and learn basic production techniques.  Participants will learn how to create various feathered pieces; collars, headpieces, backpacks, leg pieces etc.

 

Date: Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Time: 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Early Bird: $100  (Register by October 31st)
Regular: $130
*Cost includes all materials.  Participants will be required to supply their own glue guns.

 

Costume Design Basics

Budding designers, come learn the basics of carnival costume design.  Participants will develop an understanding on how to interpret a theme, sourcing of materials, creating a costume design to producing prototypes. In this workshop participants will utilize base materials to create a basic costume prototype.  

Three select participants from the Costume Design Basics workshop will be given an opportunity to participate in an intensive Costume Design Apprenticeship/Design Challenge. The winning design could be showcased on the ROAD during the BHW 2019 Parade of Bands! 

 

Date: Sunday, November 18th, 2018
Time: 9am – 4pm
Early Bird: $125  (Register by October 31st)
Regular: $150
*Cost includes all materials.  Participants will be required to supply their own glue guns.

 

 

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