Environment Issues and Examples – * Inhalation of hazardous materials, exposure to cotton dust is known to cause lung disease and cancer. * Creates air pollution, aerial spraying of insecticides, causes health problems such as asthma and headaches. * Storage of chemical and solid wastes leaks into the environment and contaminate surrounding water and soil. How has technology improved ATCFAI? * Computer aided design has helped made it faster, the finished design can be seen instantly, changes can be done quickly, accurate, less labour.
Quality of Textiles: Quality Assurance – ensures the item will be suitable for its end use. Quality Control – standard of excellence, each process or service has ben evaluated to ensure it meets predetermined specifications before it passes onto the next stage. Functional – how it is built. Aesthetic – how it looks. Value of Textiles: Heirloom – handed down from one generation to the next , have sentimental value. Handcrafted – not mass produced, e. g. embroidered, patchwork, beading and smoking. Unique – one of a kind.
Designer – designer label items are so highly valued that the label is often displayed on the outside of the textile item so that it may be easily recognised. Design: Elements of Design – * Line and direction * Shape and size * Texture * Colour and value 7 basic silhouettes – * A line * Hour glass * Tube * Wedge * Square * Bustle * Bell Colour Wheel – * Primary Colours – red, yellow, blue * Secondary – purple, orange, green, violet. * Tertiary – red purple, yellow orange, blue green. Pattern Markings * Straight Grain Line * Fold * Notches
Creative collaboration among the costume designer, the director and the set and lighting designers ensures that the costumes are smoothly integrated into the production as a whole. Stage costumes can provide audiences with information about a character’s occupation, social status, gender, age, sense of style and tendencies towards conformity or individualism. As well, costumes can: reinforce ...