I may as well warn you that this is going to be a long post, which is why I waited for school to go on spring break to write it. So as I may have mentioned, I was working on costumes for the Portrait of Dorian Grey for a while. The Play was in production since November, but I didn't start working on it seriously until two weeks before the play because my Director didn't take costumes seriously or tell me what we needed until two weeks before the play. As you can guess I did not sleep very much for two weeks.
BUT LOOK A PROGRAM
It has my name in it and everything!
You may notice it says assistant, why does it say assistant? I was not the assistant, if anything I did more work than the other girl working on costumes. I am not mad though, because there are much bigger things to be mad about. Here is the other costume girl chilling backstage.
What a cutie! She was the one that got me on the production team of this play, and is actually one of my best friends in real life. As I said earlier though, I have bigger things to be mad about, the biggest is possibly this dress.
My director had me make this dress in one day and she didn't even give me the actress's measurements. That is an impossible task, but guess what, I did it anyway. By some miracle it even fit the actress, it wasn't the most flattering dress ever, but it was ok. I even took the time to sew on pearls just for an extra touch. But the 20 minutes before the play opened she decided to change the dress. The director was always undermining the costumers decisions and she had no respect for the time and effort we put into this. I didn't go to school or sleep or even eat the day I made this dress. I am not going to get mad about this now though, because it is over.
In addition to buying costumes I also rented some from the district's costume shop, which is a thing we actually have for some reasons. They had an army of dress forms there, which was amazing, just look at all the different body types!
Some of the costumes turned out nice in the end. Just look at these fine gentlemen.
I also did a decent amount of fooling around backstage. For example I made friends with Bridget, the props-girl.
I arty hard.... with prop smokes and alcohol. I also made really good friends with the girl doing makeup, she is a really lovely person. While the actors were practising she did my eye makeup, I wish I had the skills to do this by myself.
As you may have noticed, I do not usually wear wigs with my lolita, but I did decide to purchase one on the sage advice of my friends. I'm actually not regretting this purchase, and I may or may not like this wig more than my real hair. Also I wanted to take a break on posting outfits before we get to the outfits from this month.
I love this wig a lot, it is very cute, however the purple side is shinier than the blonde side for some reason which is something you should know in case you wanted to buy the same wig.
And free things! Oh boy! Little art prints, cute paper, stickers, a wig cap and a phone charm! I love freebies so much!
Why hello there! I haven't been posting much in the past two weeks because I was busy doing the costumes for a production of "The Portrait of Dorrian Grey" I will eventually make a post about all that but this is not that post. I'm a little (actually a lot) upset with how the play turned out, but first I have some outfit shots to catch up on! Here's an outfit I wore a while ago.
JSK: Surface Spell
Blouse: Hand me down
Hair Bow:Innocent World