Designing Stage Costumes
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Designing Stage Costumes â€“ A Practical Guide is for everyone faced with the opportunity to design costumes for stage: the student, the practitioner and the amateur. It explains the role of the costume designer from understanding the script to realising ideas on paper and in fabric.
Some of the topics covered include: art and design materials; foundations of art and design with exercises to develop drawing skills; script and character analysis for costume and location setting; understanding theatre production process; how to approach historical and modern dress productions; theatre and production type and finally, fabric dictionary for textiles and their terms.