© 2019 Maria F. Nava 

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SENIOR THESIS DEVELOPMENT

Research involving: Original Photographs, Painting, collaging (scanned vintage photos, post-WWI paintings and film stills from German Expressionists performances).

 

Material sample development: Latex, goat hair, upcycled doilies, bicycle air pumps, re-purposed crystals and hardware, along with different PVC-film bonding techniques.

 

Construction planning: Sketches, technical drawings, toiles and fittings.

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DEVELOPMENT

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SILHOUETTE

EXPERIMENTATION

Shape, Proportion and Volume.

 

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    SKETCH

LAYERS

Garment details, movement, layering, accessories, and finishes.

 

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TECHNICAL

DRAWINGS

Garment construction, fabrication, specs and finishes.

 

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FABRICATION

TECHNIQUES

Textile Manipulation: Lenticular and digital printing, Dip Dye Hair and fabrics, and hand-sewn embellishments.  

 

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      TOILE

FITTINGS

Silhouette adjustments and Closures and Finishes mapping.