Kelly Potts Martinez

Kelly Potts Martinez

Ethera
Costume Designer and Costumer

Dartmouth, United Kingdom

Member Since:
April 2014
Last online:
> 2 weeks ago
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About Kelly

I'm a bit of a multi-tasker really. As a freelance designer, I have worked in indie film and some theatre... & I'm also a jeweller & sculptor.
I design & create costumes, mainly fantasy mythical, sometimes sculptural & often children's.
With my classical jewellery training I design & create historical, fantasy & mythical pieces as large or as tiny as needed.
And finally as a course facilitator & teacher I run Personal Development, Empowerment, Art & the Core Self Connection, & Sculpture courses in Devon, UK & Andalucia, Spain. These are aimed at artists & creatives wishing to delve deeper into their psyche & mine that fount of inspiration!
I exhibit my sculpture & jewellery at the Exhibition of Mythic Arts & Crafts at their annual exhibition
My websites are www.kellymartinez.co.uk , www.etherajewellery.com & www.freetobeyou.co.uk

Unique traits: I have a mind that thinks 'out of the box', & because of my artistic training I come at projects from a different angle. I have a 'what if I do it this way' attitude to stretch my skills. I believe pretty much anything can be sculpted, be it from clay, fabric or collected materials. I approach each costume, or jewellery accessory as I would a sculpture or art piece, with emphasis on character, narrative & fine attention to detail. I smile a lot ... I like to make people happy... life's too short not to!

Credits

  • Tam Lin

    Tam Lin (2013)
    Film by Chagford Filmmaking Group Costume Designer/Maker - fantasy & children

  • Countryfile - Teign Valley Dartmoor Faerytale Feature

    Countryfile - Teign Valley Dartmoor Faerytale Feature (2013)
    Television by BBC Costume Designer/Maker

  • Mary Whiddon

    Mary Whiddon (2012)
    Film by Chagford Filmmaking Group Hair & Make-up concept, Jewellery Props Designer - fantasy & death

  • Sir Lanval

    Sir Lanval (2011)
    Film by Chagford Filmmaking Group/ Le Centre de l'Imaginaire Arthurien Costume & Jewellery Props Designer/Maker, Costumer - fantasy & children

  • The Laidly Worm of Spindleston Heugh

    The Laidly Worm of Spindleston Heugh (2010)
    Film by Chagford Filmmaking Group Costume Designer, Costume Maker, Wardrobe Mistress, - fantasy & children

  • The Tempest

    The Tempest (2009)
    Theater by Inn Theatre Company Costume Designer/Maker, Hair & Make-up concept - fantasy aspect, Wardrobe Mistress

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (2008)
    Theater by Inn Theatre Company Costume Designer/Maker, Wardrobe Mistress

Education

  • William Skurr
    (1980-1985)

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