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Topic: Polite Mechanics, Upcycled Cyber-nior costumes for art film  (Read 1893 times)
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« on: September 27, 2010 10:17:52 PM »


Polite Mechanics by WitchWhoWalksWithoutFeet
Polite Mechanics.
This film a project by some of my friends, a chance for all off us to show off and making something really impressive together. I was told it the setting was... like if Blade Runner and Frank Sinatra had a baby. LOl Everything is made from up cycled materials. Bed sheets, reconstructed clothes, we even gutter a typewriter to make the jewelery. You can view the original design sketches, and the whole creation process @ my blog http://plaid-boots.livejournal.com/

This is Ribbon

Ribbon Make-up by WitchWhoWalksWithoutFeet, on Flickr


Ribbon by WitchWhoWalksWithoutFeet, on Flickr

Ribbon Back by WitchWhoWalksWithoutFeet, on Flickr


Aria

Lorelei Seamstrordenaire by WitchWhoWalksWithoutFeet, on Flickr
(hehe thats me fixing her caplet.

Aria Capelett by WitchWhoWalksWithoutFeet, on Flickr

Aria Capeletless by WitchWhoWalksWithoutFeet, on Flickr

And Alfred


Alfred by WitchWhoWalksWithoutFeet, on Flickr

The actors like the costumes so much they want to continue with the character I created, and do a series of Polite Mechanics films. I had sooo much fun making these, Hope you like them!!




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« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2010 04:37:03 AM »

Wow those are amazing!
I love the idea of it.
I especially love the first one.
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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2010 05:00:07 PM »

I like these very much, especially that you made them from thrifted and scavenged items!

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« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2010 07:08:29 PM »

These are ridiculously well made! I love Aria's caplet and the jewelry the best, but I also love your boots! did you make those as well?
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« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2010 03:36:06 AM »

I really like them, the designs have so much personality Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2010 01:12:51 PM »

Thank you everyone for yoru compliments! I worked so hard on these! I'm so glad their well recieved.

Ninjanator- I didn't make my boots, but their falling apart and I don't know what I'm going to do about it lol. They where really cheap, so i'm thinking of cutting off the tops parts and making them spats to wear over other boots cuze, man, plaid boots are just way to cool! LOL

Starduck- thanks! I was pretty much given creative freedom to create the characters and their personalities as i created the costumes. Where I didn't write the script, i did give the writer my ideas, as well as help the actors get into their characters by explain what kind of person the clothes reflect. WHY they are wearing what they are wearing, and what it means to their character.

Ludi- It's my specialty. I am a wiz are upcycling anything into something new and fun. plus, it costs soooo much less. LOL Why i didn't do this sooner, I have no earthly Idea.

Dra- Ribbon was my masterwork of this. All of her costume that is gray is made from one skirt. It fit her like a glove, and where she couldn't sit down, she loved wearing it.
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« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2010 01:27:22 PM »

WOW  Grin amazing work i love everything dont think i could pick a favourite
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