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Hand Cut Stencils

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Clarion Unniversity, Spring 2013

Costume Design: Hank Bullington

Andy Jackson Cape Photoshop Images
Andy Jackson Cape Photoshop Images

Started with a photo of the actor who played Andrew Jackson, using photoshop created 4 separate color layers.

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Hand Cut Stencil 1
Hand Cut Stencil 1

I then used a large format printer to print each layer of the face, then using an x-acto knife I hand cut each layer.

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Hand Cut Stencil 2
Hand Cut Stencil 2

Here is another hand cut layer.

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Finished Product
Finished Product

I used an airbrush to print each layer over one another on a separate piece of fabric, then cut it out and stitched it to the cape i had made.

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Finished Product
Finished Product

Finished stencil and Cape.

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Final Production Photo
Final Production Photo

Production photo from Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson showing Andrew Cape.

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Jackson/Van Buren Stencil
Jackson/Van Buren Stencil

Used Photoshop to add "Jackson/Van Buren" to the classic Ramones logo, then printed on large format printer and hand cut it out.

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Back of President Coat
Back of President Coat

Used an airbrush to print stencil on the back of the president coat I designed

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Front of Coat
Front of Coat

used some found pieces of lace and other decrative elements for front of the coat.

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Finished Product/Production Photo
Finished Product/Production Photo

Production Photo Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Spring 2013

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Desserts

Romeo Et Juliette

Des Moines Metro Opera (Summer 2013)

Fake Dessert Step One
Fake Dessert Step One

Carved the basic shapes using a hot knife

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Cream Puffs
Cream Puffs

Used "Great Stuff" to create the shape of these Cream Puffs then cut the top of and used joint compound for the filling and some paint mixed with high gloss poly for chocolate sauce.

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Fake Food Finished
Fake Food Finished

Painted cakes, used joint compound mixed with some paint for the frosting and some stock food pieces to finish off each cake.

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Fake Food Finished
Fake Food Finished

Painted cakes, used joint compound mixed with some paint for the frosting and some stock food pieces to finish off each cake.

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Misc. Carpentry/Paint

Peter Grimes

Des Moines Metro Opera (Summer 2013)

Drink Tray
Drink Tray

Drink try built for "Peter Grimes" out of Pine and Luan

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Tray Unpainted
Tray Unpainted

Finished construction, ready for paint.

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Tray Finished
Tray Finished
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Peter Grimes Stool
Peter Grimes Stool

Here are stools i built for a production of "Peter Grimes".

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Stool Paint Step 1
Stool Paint Step 1

wet blended a yellow ocher and a raw umber.

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Stool Paint Step 2
Stool Paint Step 2

After some graining and a wash distressed the stools with sand paper to give them some aging.

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Finished Stools
Finished Stools

Final paint step was a fine spatter of white and light blue to give them a "sea sprayed" look.

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Lobster Crates
Lobster Crates

Here are two Lobster Crates I painted and repaired.

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Final Lobster Crates
Final Lobster Crates

Added some dressing and a final coat of paint to finish these.

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Miscellaneous/Upholstry

Romeo et Juliette/Peter Grimes

Des Moines Metro Opera (Summer 2013)

Fish Unpainted
Fish Unpainted

Used mulitple coats of spray paint Blue, Grey, and Silver to make these fish more realistic.

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Finished Fish
Finished Fish

After paint treatment we rolled each Fish in sawdust to give it some texture.

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Chair Before
Chair Before

This is a chair I upholstered during an upholstery workshop.

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Finished Chair
Finished Chair

Finished chair after re-upholstery

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Upholstery Bench
Upholstery Bench

This is the top of a bench that I Upholstered and painted

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Bench Paint Process
Bench Paint Process

Wet blended and wood grained the bench

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Finished Bench
Finished Bench

Finished product after a final wash and Glaze.

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Set Dressing
Set Dressing
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