I recently recreated Women’s Land Army uniforms (shirt, breeches and jumper) for a short film. I also had a number of ties recreated from an original WLA tie.
‘Roses’ is a short film (unfinished) starring Tiffany Haynes and directed by Nic Loven.
Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Mona Lisa, thought to beLisa Gherardini, the wife of Francesco del Giocondo, a wealthy Florentine silk merchant, is magnificently enigmatic. Even her clothing veils her in mystery. In order to recreate her clothes I had to peel back the layers as the swathes of dark silk mask the details of her dress giving only hints of the garments that lie beneath.
In 2011, we made a museum film about the history of four Lincolnshire windmills. As part of the film we recreated the family photograph of the miller and his family. Apart from the two men’s suits, I replicated all of the clothes in this picture from the boy’s wool suits to the girls’ linen sailor dresses and the ladies skirts and blouses. Continue reading “Recreating an Edwardian Photograph”
We recreated the portrait of the famous diarist Samuel Pepys, by John Hayls, for a short, comic sketch.