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Textile Inventions/Hollywood Francine Lecoultre

Textile Inventions/Hollywood

Francine Lecoultre

Published May 8th 2012
ISBN : 9780982613702
Hardcover
150 pages
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 About the Book 

Hollywood comes to life through fabric and costume designers Francine Lecoultres visionary eye and deft hand. Incorporating modern techniques of fabric artistry, Textile Inventions/Hollywood assembles the many mediums, found and invented, that Ms.MoreHollywood comes to life through fabric and costume designers Francine Lecoultres visionary eye and deft hand. Incorporating modern techniques of fabric artistry, Textile Inventions/Hollywood assembles the many mediums, found and invented, that Ms. Lecoultre has crafted to breathe life into the most memorable cinematic characters from the last fifteen years. From the Flexible Skin worn by Star Trek aliens to Amy Adams glowing white gown in Enchanted, artists, designers, schools of fashion, design, costume, filmmaking and art and will find inspiration and knowledge as well as precious information about fabric creation and craftsmanship in this oversized coffee table book. The books treatment incorporates a custom swatch/piece of laser cut Swarovski black crystal material and pays homage to Ms. Lecoultres mastery in working in fantasy-, period-, science fiction- and contemporary feature film genres, employing textiles for costumes that create characters. Each costume functions as a masterpiece, invented and crafted with an impeccable technique, care and precision to marry the director’s vision with the actor’s role. With the ever alluring peek into the behind-the-scenes world of Hollywood and design, Textile Inventions/Hollywood is destined to become as classic as the films whose stories it reveals.