Macbeth's Witches

A Class Project

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Prompt: Consider the character of the witches in Shakespeare’s Macbeth. They are outside of society, foretellers of truth, and wield a power that lies beyond the other characters’ influence. As a designer and craftsperson, imagine how you might portray the witches in three different time periods/conceptual worlds. Consider how you would use your skills and interests in fabric manipulation, crafts, and painting to actualize these costumes. Present these three approaches using research, sketches, swatches, and an overview of the process for creating each look. 

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“Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because most books on witch

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In a broken industrial world, populated by rough militaristic individuals trying to survive. The witches are very much of nature full of flowing divine feminine energy in opposition to the world around them where fighting and masculine energy has taken over.

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Description of build process
Description of build process

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“Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because most books on witch

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