WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT Learn about the history of fashion with an emphasis on Hollywood and the world of fashion and entertainment. How do you tell a story and develop a character through the design of a costume? Students will be given a "treatment" to work with and develop a collection of designs for a specific character, celebrity, or event. Through inspiration boards, sketching, and fabric selection, students will create a portfolio of their costume designs. A field trip to a Hollywood Studio wardrobe department where students go behind the scenes and explore the world of costume design. Students will also learn special effects makeup tricks from industry experts.