Tailoring for the visual learner : the vest

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dc.contributor.advisor Glavan, James
dc.creator Berthelette, Renée C.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-02T21:23:38Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-02T21:23:38Z
dc.date.created 2012-05
dc.date.issued 2012-08-02
dc.date.submitted May 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2152/ETD-UT-2012-05-5411
dc.description.abstract The foundation of Tailoring for the Visual Learner is the exploration of new and creative approaches to preserve, promote, and pass on the art of individually handcrafted menswear for theatre and film. This project culminated in the creation of an instructional video guide unlike anything currently available on the market. Using high definition cameras and a team of highly skilled professionals, I produced, wrote, directed and hosted an instructional video that takes the viewer through every step of the creation of a hand tailored vest: from fabric preparation and drafting to the final fitting. Instruction utilizes a modern voice aimed at early career sewing professionals who wish to advance, and seek an alternative to confusing drafting books or incomplete online tutorials that avoid the features of a truly well constructed garment. By combining up close camera work with textual explanations, graphics, and verbal explanations, I have created a new approach to tailoring instruction aimed at visual learners, who make up a large majority of costuming professionals. By taking the viewer through the tailoring process up close and step-by-step, the time-honored tradition of tailoring is now available and affordable to countless artisans who seek to advance and/or teach their craft.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Tailoring
dc.subject Costume
dc.subject Costume technology
dc.subject Visual learner
dc.subject Sewing
dc.subject Film
dc.subject Tailoring for the visual learner
dc.subject Renee Berthelette
dc.subject Eric Gazzillo
dc.subject Vest
dc.subject Costume construction
dc.title Tailoring for the visual learner : the vest
dc.date.updated 2012-08-02T21:24:58Z
dc.identifier.slug 2152/ETD-UT-2012-05-5411
dc.contributor.committeeMember Otte, Charles
dc.description.department Theatre and Dance
dc.type.genre thesis
dc.type.material text
thesis.degree.department Theatre and Dance
thesis.degree.discipline Theatre
thesis.degree.grantor University of Texas at Austin
thesis.degree.level Masters
thesis.degree.name Master of Fine Arts

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