Intro to Costume Design
PRESENTER: Michelle Wamego, Fashion Design Instructor at Clary Sage College
BIO: Is a native Tulsan that is an instructor of Fashion Design at Clary Sage College. Michelle earned her degree in Apparel design from Oklahoma State University in 1992. She has worked for several women's wear companies in the late 1990s, and for Boulder Blimp Company in Lafayette, Colorado. At Boulder Blimp, she oversaw the production of marketing inflatables and jumper castles, inflatable obstacle courses, and inflatable costumes! After returning to Tulsa with her husband and children to raise he kids in Tulsa, she has done custom design of women's wear and many costumes. She has recently also done costume design work with Tulsa Theater Pops for the shows Spamalot, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, and is working on their upcoming show of Shakespeare in Love.
DESCRIPTION: Participants will learn introduction to costume design, particularly in the aspect of a theater production of a period show. Michelle will demonstrate how to make a Renaissance French Hood headdress for a lady. She will have some great examples to bring and display.
Set Design Techniques to Mockup a Built Environment
PRESENTER: Alexandra Carlson-Erichsen, Interior Design Instructor at Clary Sage College
BIO: Alex Carlson-Erichsen is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area. She received a BS in Interior Design from the University of Texas-San Antonio and has been an Interior Designer for 15 years. Currently Mrs. Carlson-Erichsen is the Department Head for Interior Design at Clary Sage College in Tulsa, OK. Her career path has encompassed Construction Management, Project Management, High End Residential Design, Showroom Design, Lighting Design, Educational Facilities Design, Product Design, Vendor Representation, and Kitchen and Bath Design
DESCRIPTION: Alex will teach attendees how to make a space work for them when designing a set. Attendees will learn:
Introduction to Wig Styling
PRESENTER: Jessy Gage (Cameo)
BIO: Jessy Gage, aka Cameo, has been doing wigs for 18 years, and doing drag for 16 years. He holds numerous first alternate positions and two titles. He is also an instructor at Clary Sage College in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Character Design 101
PRESENTER: Ashe Lynne
BIO: Ashe Lynne is a local cosplayer, artist, stylist and performer from Tulsa, OK. Growing up on stage, she has performed for theatrical companies like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and The American Theatre Company. After moving back home to Tulsa in 2010, she welcomed her mini-me into the world, and found her love for creating cosplays for the both of them to wear as a team. Since then, she has traveled all over the US and Canada as a guest in the comic-con community, spreading the values of charity and inclusivity wherever she goes. She is a recent graduate of Clary Sage College’s Cosmetology program, and currently spends her days brightening the lives of those around her with nutrition coaching; styling hair, wigs and makeup; and binging on anything Marvel, Star Trek, or Lord of the Rings.
PRESENTER: Taylor James
BIO: Taylor James is a local artist and recent graduate from Clary Sage College’s Makeup Artistry program. When he’s not working on his art, he’s probably watching classic horror flicks like Carrie and Scream and eating an enormous bowl of pasta. His passion and creativity always kept him yearning for an artistic career, but it was only after the makeup tutorial craze of the early 2000’s that he considered taking his art from paper to the face and body. The Makeup Artistry program at Clary truly changed his life! These days you can usually find him brushes-in-hand, ready to serve you all of the beauty and the drama, mama!
DESCRIPTION: This panel will cover how to properly use wig styling, makeup and costume design to create a cohesive, polished character look. The presenters will be using Starfire from Teen Titans as an example on how to create a complete look.