Andrew J. Smith

Costume Construction

Student Information

Bio:

Andrew is a Costume Artist and Theatre Technician. He seeks to both learn and inspire through his artistic work, and has experience at nearly every level of Wardrobe, from Maker to Design Assistant; as well as many other roles in the industry.

Skills:

  • Industrial and Domestic Machine Sewing
  • Hand Sewing
  • Tailoring
  • Costume Crafts
  • Dressing
  • Basic Millinery
  • Pattern Drafting
  • Figure Drawing
  • Aging and Distressing
  • 3D modelling
  • Stagecraft
  • Assorted Metalwork and Welding
  • Pepakura

Credits:

Red Queen 1: “The finished dress for “The Red Queen”, designed and worn here by Fay Guiffo for a soon to be released project. Photo Credit: Fay Guiffo”

RCS Hat: “The finished product save for a bow on the hatband, of a 1940’s style Fedora I made in class as a part of my degree at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS).”

Peter Pan Jacket 2: “The lapel structure and pad-stitching for Mr. Darling’s coat, ready for the facing to be attached.”¯Costume Design by: Robin Peoples for:  The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS)”

Peter Pan Waistcoat 1: “The waistcoat for Mr. Darling in its finished state.”¯Costume Design by: Robin Peoples for:  The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS)”

3D model 1: “The current and so far final iteration of my design, base bearing model purchased from the creator “AHMSVILLE” on cults3d.com”(This is a negotiated Project to create a simulated mechanical prosthetic)

Repousse 1: My demonstration of skills piece for learning the skill “Repousse” before polishing

Repousse 2: My demonstration of skills piece for learning the skill “Repousse” after polishing

Opera Coat (1): Back view of a coat originally designed by Jason Nardella for the so far canceled Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) production of the Opera “Dialogues des Carmélites”

Opera Coat (2): Front view of a coat originally designed by Jason Nardella for the so far canceled Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) production of the Opera “Dialogues des Carmélites”

 

Images

Repousse 2

Opera Coat (1)

Opera Coat (2)

Peter Pan Jacket

Peter Pan Waistcoat

RCS Hat

Red Queen

Repousse 1

3D model 1

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