Instead of cotton canvas, try hemp ; it’s stronger than cotton and does not require heavy use of pesticides to produce it. Hemp is a fast-growing plant and a clean, renewable resource that’s beneficial to the soil.
Even better, paint over an old canvas with primer and start afresh.
Do you know that you can create your costumes and props with eco-sustainable fabric that respects the environment, animals and also the workers’ conditions ?
Did you think about reusing second hand clothes in your productions ?
If you are looking for nice inspirations, find the personality of your characters in old theatrical costumery, give new life to wigs and clothes!
- Use second hand clothes in your productions!
- You should prefer eco sustainable clothes !
- And remember to wash your costumes with eco-sustainable soap!