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“I think it must be a wonderful moment for the actors when they put on their costumes for the first time and wield their wands, which are the sheerest expressions of their characters.” - Concept Designer, Adam Brockbank
Today our #DarkArts feature meets its end... for now. Those who still wish to uncover its secrets would do well to heed the words of Helena Ravenclaw: “If you have to ask, you’ll never know. If you know, you need only ask.”
To lend a malevolent air to the Malfoy Manor set, Production Designer Stuart Craig says, “we deliberately made it very weighty. We don’t know how wealthy Malfoy is, but the point is he’s the heavyweight and villainous, and the architecture is big and sinister enough to reflect that.” #DarkArts
“I wish to enter my vault.” Makeup application for the plethora of Gringotts goblins who appeared in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 required an assembly line of approximately 170 people. #DarkArts