First (and fun!) exercise called a "Design Consequence" in which we chose at random a performer, a character for the performer to be dressed as, a prop, and two specific costume pieces. We are then given two hours to research each given pieces and develop them into one design.
Each final design is over many iterations and ideas that were explored. Here is an example of the final Clown (left) next to a sketch ( right) that was then merged with aesthetics of the original "Ashes to Ashes" Clown.
After loads of research on film, costume design, practicalities, budgeting, and production, I designed costumes for multiple characters for a remake of the BBC show "Ashes to Ashes."  Above are selected designs for "Ashes to Ashes" now "directed by" Steven Soderbergh with a $70.000 budget. I studied Soderbergh's work and David Bowie and his original "Ashes to Ashes" single. To develop designs, I studied fabrics, breaking down, color, contemporary costume and fashion of the 1980s. 
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