Basic Figure Drawing for Costume Designers || My Costume Rendering Process

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Bernadette Banner

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Shared September 7, 2019

There’s no such thing as talent.

(More on this from Cathy: https://youtu.be/XYdgVAlnCAQ)

MATERIALS USED:(Please know that these are affiliate links)
Cold press watercolor paper: https://amzn.to/2Fzl7qa
Sable watercolor brushes (no. 4 & no. 10 used here): https://amzn.to/2DfgXBt
Watercolor palette: https://amzn.to/2FwRpSH
Windsor & Newton Gouache for opacity (Spectrum red, Alizarin crimson, zinc white):
-Starter pack: https://amzn.to/2SYmqSJ
-More advanced pack: https://amzn.to/2Fv3IyU
-(Gouache is mega expensive so I usually just buy the tubes individually as needed from my local art supply shop and have been collecting colors for years, but the starter pack (or even just a basic R/Y/B, black and white) should be all you need to start off. I can tell you from experience that settling for cheaper brands is *not* worth it as the difference in paint quality is significant. W&N paints are water soluble and so can be re-wetted and used again once dried, while most others dry into plastic and cannot be reused. This also means that the paint behaves differently on the paper during use: water soluble paints should be able to be reworked after drying, but the cheaper qualities can’t do that. I shall stop pontificating about paints now. Carry on.)
Masking fluid: https://amzn.to/2SU4Q22
Textured with black tea granules (Tetley’s, if you must know.)

Portals to Other Realms:
Instagram, for real-time progress: http://www.instagram.com/bernadetteba... (@bernadettebanner)
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Prints of costume renderings: https://www.redbubble.com/people/bert...

For business enquiries, please contact my representation at:
bernadettebanner@lighthouseagents.com
Requests for personal dressmaking commissions are not considered at this time.

IMAGE CREDITS:
“Reverend Robert Walker (1755 - 1808) Skating on Duddingston Loch” by Sir Henry Raeburn, c. 1795. Scottish National Portrait Gallery, accession no. NG 2112 https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art...

MUSIC CREDITS:
“Unknown Longing” by Asher Fulero, YouTube Audio Library
“Memories of the Green Valley” by Lars Meyer, epidemicsound.com
“The Rose and the Thorn” by Johannes Bornlöf, epidemicsound.com



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