Nutcracker – The Mirlitons

Nutcracker Ballet, purple violet Mirlitons costume,, Gibsons, BC, 2014

Nutcracker Ballet, watercolor with wax resist, Mirlitons

Nutcracker – The Mirlitons

Watercolors, gouache, China marker resist, inks, gold pen, on 140 lb cold press paper
11 x 14 inches

From 2013 performance of the Nutcracker Ballet by Coasting Along Theatre Society, Sechelt, BC. Imaginative sets painted by Cody Chancellor.

I made these lilac Mirliton costumes in 2012. It’s lovely to see them each year as the cast and dancers grow ever more accomplished in their ballet and on pointe work.

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