Insulation felt, beauty & function

This past weekend I started work on a wearable art piece for Cause for Mass Appeal. Each participating artist is teamed with a local company who sponsors each piece. I am working with Sanders Roofing Co. When I met with the folks at Sanders I learned that the business of roofing is all about layers.Continue reading “Insulation felt, beauty & function”

Baking for the theatre

Today is the final dress for Cinderella. There have been many a prop added and a few were cut. I’m fairly certain my favorite crafting moment from the last three weeks are the pies below. I got the “recipe” from a rather talented student’s blog: here. A few modifications of my own and I proudlyContinue reading “Baking for the theatre”

Don’t let the food spoil

More often than not, I am working on a production that necessitates any number of faux food items. Cinderella is no exception. The opening scene is a bustling town square with fruit vendors, a butcher, a baker, and florist (among others) selling their wares out of carts and baskets. For me, this means new adventuresContinue reading “Don’t let the food spoil”

the thrill of the hunt

This past Friday was the first full production meeting for Cinderella that goes up at Artpark (Lewiston, NY) in August. My role is props designer, and during tech I will also be ALD to LK. This show is not intensely prop heavy, but there are a fair amount of period furniture pieces to be found.Continue reading “the thrill of the hunt”