The Uniform: Realism and Symbols

Using the realistic uniform in this piece about a mythical war, that could happen in any place, any culture; the story became immediate and intensely powerful to an American audience by using the images of the US Army uniform that audiences recognize.

Vintage: Using Vintage Pieces to Create Style or Character

This 1920s beaded bodice was lined to preserve it.   Bodice is an original Victorian piece that was hand decorated with original beaded trims from the period, taken from an old antique cape from the 19th C. The beauty of the shape and texture is that the beads will pick up light, the shape will…