Published Articles by Writer Diedre Johnson

Black Panther costume illustrator Phillip Boutte Jr on sketching for the box office smash

Phillip Boutte Jr. is part of the team behind the tribal, yet tech, costumes we see in box office smash  Black Panther. Boutte drew illustrations and collaborated with costume designer Ruth Carter to create the garments worn by heroes and villains alike in the fictional East African nation of Wakanda.

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Black Panther

By Diedre Johnson The jaw-dropping sets of Black Panther and the Afrocentric costumes played an essential role in the storytelling and the performances on screen The majestic waterfalls, captivating scenes of a technologically-advanced... READ MORE