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Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire Summer 2016

I worked as a stitcher at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. These are images of some of the costumes I had a hand in making. Designs by Lily Steiner, Draper: Erika Krause    


Hothouse by Harold Pinter put on at the Calderwood Pavelion Director: Tim Spears Lighting Design: Grifford Williams Set Design: Baron Pugh Costume Design: Phoebe Ping Assistant Costume Design: Me! Sound Design: Aubrey Dube                     

Dye Class Fall Semester

These are samples from my Fall semester dye class, with various assignments:   The orange and green are the very first fabric we dyed. Cotton fabric. The second image is all silk and we were looking for what colors were good compliments in order to find a true grey in a scale of five or… Read more »

Midsummer Night’s Dream

This is my hypothetical design for Shakespeare’s a Midsummer Night’s Dream in my costume design class. I set it in the 1920’s America, and my fairies are set in a circus setting that has inspiration from 1920’s toys. I omitted the Mechanicals from this post because I plan to redo them as I was unhappy… Read more »

Peacock Dress

This was a rendering done in my rendering class… the assignment was to take a picture of an fancy shoe we were given, and create an outfit to go with it. The picture I was handed was of these peacock feathered boots. Done all with watercolor.

Delirium: Costume Designer

Delirium by Enda Walsh played in 210 at the Boston University Theatre Director: Jonathan Solari Costume Design: Me! Lighting Design: Kelly Martin Set Design: Fiona Kerns Sound Design: Aubrey Dube Cast Alyosha: Phillip Lawson Mitya: Aristotelis Ambatstadis Ivan: Brandon Waltz Fyodor: Nicholas Chuba Smerdyakov: Matthew Macca Katerina: Maggie McCaffrey Grushenka: Adelaide Burich      … Read more »

1780’s Corset

This is my 1780’s corset made for my Costume Production 1 class to go under my Chemise a la Rein. I am not dressed period for the pictures in order for you to be able to see the corset better. the top layer is a beetle green silk taffeta. I raised the top of the… Read more »

Chemise A La Rein

For my Costume Production Class 1 and 2 I had to construct a 1780’s corset, underpinnings, and dress. I picked Marie Antoinette’s Chemise a la Rein dress. The corset is made of silk taffeta, the bum roll is made of cotton and filler, and the petticoat is made of bleached cotton. The dress itself is… Read more »

Figure Drawing 2015

This is a collection of some of the figure drawings I did in my final figure drawing class I took at Boston University. I used different methods for each one to get a well rounded experience of the effect of each. The above drawing was done using my non-dominant hand to help move out of… Read more »

Cendrillon: Costume Design Assistant

Cendrillon Composer: Jules Massenet Librettist: Henri Caïn Conductor: William Lumpkin Stage Director: E. Loren Meeker Producer/Photo: Oshin Gregorian Scenic Design: Marthe Hoffman Costume Design: Jenna Damberger Lighting Design: Alex Fetchko I was the Costume Design Assistant through Boston University for this very large Opera and worked with the Huntington Theater company who did our builds…. Read more »

  • Red Carpet

    In my rendering class, we were given images of red carpet dresses and asked to render it with marker. I got Charlize Theron in this beautiful satin dress. The actual dress is below the rendering so you can see the comparison.  

  • Later the Same Evening: Costume Design Assistant

    Producer & Photo Credit: Oshin Gregorian Costume Design: Jenna Damberger I was the costume design assistant on this Fringe Opera, Later the Same Evening, put on at Boston University. It was double cast, so you will see some repeats of costumes of different people.

  • Set Painting for Little Prince

    I did a overnight scene painting overhire job during my Sophomore year of college. This was one of the pieces I got to paint. The show was called “Little Prince” Here’s a closer up of the compass unfinished and the rendering I was using: And a finished shaded version:

  • Wool Rasberry Beret

      This hat I made from wool and a brocade lining so I could wear it in the winter and be warm. I also covered the button on top of making the pattern and sewing the hat. It was inspired by Dougal’s grey hat in Outlander and Prince’s Raspberry Beret. The head circumference is 21… Read more »

  • Maine

    I did a wonderful photoshoot at a lighthouse in Maine. The water was incredible, and I just wanted to show the incredible energy of the water. These might not quite represent the awe of the movement, but I think they turned out lovely none the less. Here are some others:

  • Personal Sneaks

    These are the first shoes I have drawn on, and I feel like they turned out pretty well. They say everything about me, everything being a symbol of things I love. Media is Sharpie, both regular and fabric.

  • Blue and Black Striped Dress

    This is a 1950’s inspired dress I made for my Costume Methods sewing class at Boston University. It is made of blue and black striped silk taffeta, with a zipper and key hole on the back, and one pocket on the front. There are two covered buttons I made, and I pattern matched all the… Read more »

  • Florencia en el Amazonas

    For the opera, Florencia en el Amazonas, I helped paint the a backdrop that was entirely composed of string. Head scenic painter was Abigail Neuhoff. We had to staple down the edges in order to paint the image on it. Here is the backdrop on the stage: I also did sound board op for this… Read more »

  • Pacific Overtures

    The Sondheim musical, Pacific Overtures, was put on by Boston University on the Calderwood Pavilion Stage. Head Painter was Amelia Gosset. I did freshman scenic painting, props, and stitched costumes for this show.    We started by tearing tissue papers into strips and putting it on the back of the flat in order to create… Read more »

  • Sponge Forest

    Another replication assignment from my Freshman year college painting class. Done entirely with sponges. Medium: Acrylic

  • Street Painting

    Freshman Year of college painting class, the assignment was to accurately replicate an image we were given. The blue bordered image is my version. Above is original picture. Medium: Acrylic

  • Blue Sky Painting

    This was a Freshman Year of college painting assignment. We had to paint the image we were given as accurately as possible, but scaled up. Acrylic paint medium.

  • Graveyard Statues

    At the end of Tower street in Boston, there is a huge graveyard with so many old and beautiful statues.

  • Summer Dress

      I ripped the pattern for this dress off a beautiful dress I found at a thrift store. It is a heavy cotton fabric, and has hidden pockets. I love wearing it, it’s wonderful in the summer time.

  • Photoshop Painting

    I don’t post a lot of my photoshop work, but I have always been really proud of this one. This was a painting I did on my tablet modeled on an image of a beautiful Irish Model, Raychel. The picture was only of her upper body, so the clothing and dress I did from my… Read more »

  • Princess Stairs

    Outfit picked by and photos taken by me. Model: Jo-Jo Alex