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Handbook of Set Design

By Colin Winslow

ISBN: 9781861268136
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): February 2006
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 300 colour photographs & diagrams

The Handbook of Set Design is a comprehensive guide to designing scenery of all kinds for a wide variety of stages, large and small. From concept to final dress rehearsal and performance, it takes you through the practical process of turning initial ideas and sketches into final sets that enhance the audiences understanding of the play as well as providing a memorable experience in their own right.

Many photographs of stage sets designed by the author are included, together with explanatory illustrations, stage plans, technical drawings, models and colour renderings for a wide range of productions.

Topics covered include: Various types of stage, stage directions and naturalism Style, colour, texture and form, realism and naturalism Both traditional and state-of-the-art digital techniques involved in stage design Tools and methods for hand drafting, painting and model making Moving and changing scenery Scenic tricks and special effects

RRP: £19.95

Site Price: £15.96

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