A Strange Dinner: Week 5.

Frustration. The frustration of two different people with two different ideas instructing what you are to do. Oh well, all of these things were discussed this morning and I am taking it with a grain of salt.  At this point I just want to move forward and get these posters done.  Right now I am …

A Strange Dinner: Week 3. update

Today was a day of experimenting with colors, textures and opacity.  With the help of Gabby, Taylor and Laura we set up a "mock table".  Below I've posted images of what the final setting will look like.  Keep in mind that these objects will be filled with various objects of different colors, textures and opacity. …

Tablecloth Swatches and Inspiration for A Strange Dinner

WE NEED A TABLECLOTH.
Anything similar in color or patterns to these would be perfect. Hopefully we can find one on our outing tomorrow. Updates soon.

Since the tablecloth is probably the most dominant prop in the film and essential to the composition, we’re being very particular about it. The colors and pattern need to be perfect. Since we haven’t had much luck finding the right one in thrift stores, Taylor suggested that we look at Joann Fabrics (Thanks Taylor!) So we jumped online and found that they had prints and patterns that would be ideal–the only factor would be price. The fabrics there can be pretty expensive, so if we don’t find what we need within the next week, we might just have to resort to Joann, especially if they have the perfect fabric–which they do! Here are some swatches of the kinds of fabric we’re looking for: Red, mustard, emerald, and neutral browns and yellows. The red and emeralds are more accents to match the main character’s dress, and the Mom will be wearing…

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A Strange Dinner: Week 1. update

Notes on thrifting 10/12.  Head of set design. Today was a day of car problems, thrifting and inspirations. Since we are supposed to post road blocks as well as triumphs, here they are - literally.  While on our way to Flower Child, we ran over a curb and got a seriously flat tire.  Thank goodness …

A Strange Dinner: Week 1.

            Notes from A Strange Dinner meeting 10/10.  Head of set design. Today we decided on a color scheme.  Our main color will be mustard yellow, our accent color will be emerald green and we will be accenting with beiges and other neutrals. We talked a lot about place setting …