RE: [ICG-D] Documentation (was: Re: spoilers )
> I'm unclear what you mean by documentation. I'm guessingDocumentation includes a lot of things.
> it's like pictures of the piece you copied or the text
> stating what should be worn, but I've never seen any. Anyone
> willing to show me a web-version or email me a .doc example?
For a recreation, it can include any, some, or all of the following:
-Pictures of the original garment and any significant details.
-Comparison images: Original garment images next to the reproduction to
-Notes on construction, material, resources, and other information
In crackheaded cases like mine, you can sometimes even make the
documentation somehow coordinate with the costume to keep with a theme. For
example, my Lucius Malfoy documentation was made in the fashion of a
criminal record file, with the various parts of my documentation as
"evidence". My LXG Mina Murray documentation (or Mina Harker if we want to
be technical) was bound like a journal to keep with the journal theme from
Below is a link to the completely unorganized mess of pictures of the Malfoy
costume progress. There are three images here that are still in their
digital camera format at the top of the page. Each one is a LARGE image of
my Malfoy documentation, so you can see what I did. Expect them to take a
bit to download due to the fact that I didn't resize them (I wanted the
details to be as visible as possible).
-documentation: almost as fun as the costume!
- On Thursday, January 6, 2005, at 05:18 PM, Byron Connell wrote:
> Use smaller type?If I were having to read really small type (6 points - fine print size)
for costume documentation, I would count that *against* the person. I
think the line "brevity is the soul of wit" applies here. ;-)
Photographs are always a good idea.