Category: Animation

  • Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas – The Art of Costume Blogcast

    Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas – The Art of Costume Blogcast

    Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas – S1 Holiday Bonus Surprise! Christmas came early this year with a special holiday episode of The Art of Costume Blogcast. For this week’s episode, Elizabeth and Spencer record their first episode together in Los Angeles to talk about Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, a 1993 American stop-motion […]

  • Jane Holland and the Costumes of Cowboy Bebop

    Jane Holland and the Costumes of Cowboy Bebop

    Today I am so excited to speak with Jane Holland, costume designer from one of my new favorite shows, Cowboy Bebop. The live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop takes place in 2071 and follows Spike Spiegel (played by John Cho) as he wanders the galaxy in search of jobs as he begins leading a group of […]

  • Costuming the Animated World: Computer-Animated Films

    Costuming the Animated World: Computer-Animated Films

    Computer-animated films, just like other types of animation, don’t have an established role of a costume designer, or at least that is how it is in most cases. Creating costumes has been part of the character design process, which the animator or character designer will do. However, this is slowly changing, and costume designers are […]

  • Costuming The Animated World: Stop-Motion Animation

    Costuming The Animated World: Stop-Motion Animation

    The art of creating stop-motion animations might be one of the oldest filmmaking techniques ever invented, which date back to the 1890s. Read along as we breakdown the costuming process behind some of our favorite stop-motion films.

  • Costuming The Animated World: Walt Disney’s First Animations

    Costuming The Animated World: Walt Disney’s First Animations

    Since the beginning of animated movies, costumes have played an important role in the creation of the character as in any other form of film. Unlike live-action films where the process and team behind each costume are huge, in animated movies, a Costume Designer is not always part of the crew. That doesn’t mean that […]

  • The Wonderful World of Mona May: An Interview

    The Wonderful World of Mona May: An Interview

    Earlier this year, I had the great honor of interviewing a true costume design legend, Mona May. There is absolutely no way you aren’t familiar with at least one of Mona’s films. I am talking about Clueless, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, A Night at the Roxbury, The Wedding Singer, Never Been Kissed, Enchanted, […]