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Drawing and Rendering for Theatre: A Practical Course for Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Designers

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As a theatrical designer, it is vital for you to be able to develop your drawing skills to create renderings that can effectively communicate your visual idea. Drawing and Rendering for Theatre starts with the fundamentals of drawing, moves to the types of media, and finishes with specific exercises in each section that will make you more proficient. By the end of this book, you will be versatile enough to be able to create renderings in all areas of theatrical design!

Drawing and Rendering will teach you:

•How to develop good drawing habits from the start

•About composition

•How to draw in one, two, and three point perspective

•About color

•Techniques for different types of media including colored pencils, pastels, watercolor, and more

•How to draw digitally

This gorgeous full-color book is loaded with color examples of both student drawings that are analyzed and critiqued for areas that need improvement, and design renderings by professional theatrical designers.

*Beautiful four color book!

*Learn the drawing and painting skills you need to express your costume, lighting, or scenery ideas

*Examples of drawings critiqued for improvement

*Samples of professional design renderings

Synopsis:

Drawing and Rendering for Theatre, A Practical Course for Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Designers is designed for those of you who are theatrical designers and want to improve your drawing and rendering skills.< br> < br> This gorgeous full-color book includes many examples of student drawings, analyzed and critiqued for areas that need improvement. It also includes numerous examples of design renderings by professional theatrical designers. In addition to the general sections on drawing and painting, it includes separate chapters on costume, scenic, and lighting rendering that include information specific to these design areas.< br> < br> *Beautiful four color book!< br> *Learn the drawing and painting skills you need to express your costume, lighting, or scenery ideas < br> *Examples of drawings critiqued for improvement < br> *Samples of professional design renderings

About the Author

Clare Rowe is an Associate Professor at the University of Arizona School of Theatre Arts. She teaches scenic painting, theatre graphics and scene design and supervises scenic production in properties and paint for all department productions.

Clare Rowe is an Associate Professor at the University of Arizona School of Theatre Arts. She teaches scenic painting, theatre graphics and scene design and supervises scenic production in properties and paint for all department productions.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

SECTION ONE: DRAWING

INTRODUCTION

1.THE BENCHMARK DRAWING (1 b&w photo, 6 b&w illustrations)

2. THE SKETCHBOOK (6 b&w illustrations)

3. COMPOSITION AND ELEMENTS OF DESIGN (6 line drawings, 18 b&w illustrations)

4. PERSPECTIVE (15 b&w illustrations)

5. THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODELING (8 b&w illustrations, 2 b&w photos)

6. THE FIGURE (36 b&w illustrations)

7. DRAWING EXERCISES (2 b&w photos, 42 b&w illustrations)

SECTION TWO: COLOR MEDIA

1. INTRODUCTION TO COLOR (3 color photos, 2 color illustrations)

2.COLORED PENCIL (2 color photos, 2 color illustrations)

3. PASTEL (2 color photos, 2 color illustrations)

4. MARKERS (2 color photos, 2 color illustrations)

5. WATERCOLOR (2 color photos, 2 color illustrations)

6. GOUACHE (2 color photos, 2 color illustrations)

7. MIXED MEDIA (4 color photos, 8 color illustrations)

SECTION THREE: COSTUME, SCENE, AND LIGHTING RENDERINGS

1. COSTUME RENDERING (10 b&w illustrations, 10 color illustrations)

2. SET RENDERING (10 b&w illustrations, 10 color illustrations)

3. LIGHTING RENDERING (5 b&w illustrations, 8 color illustrations)

SECTION FOUR: DIGITAL RENDERING

1. INTRODUCTION TO EQUIPMENT AND USAGE

2. BITMAPPED IMAGES

3. CREATING VECTOR-BASED MODELS

GLOSSARY

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780240805542
Author:
Rowe, Clare P.
Publisher:
Focal Press
Contribution by:
Beudert, Peter
Contribution:
Beudert, Peter
Subject:
Theater - Stagecraft
Subject:
Theater - Direction & Production
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Theaters
Subject:
Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery.
Subject:
Drama-Production General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20070731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Drawing and Rendering for Theatre, A Practical Course for Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Designers is designed for those of you who are theatrical designers and want to improve your drawing and rendering skills.< br> < br> This gorgeous full-color book includes many examples of student drawings, analyzed and critiqued for areas that need improvement. It also includes numerous examples of design renderings by professional theatrical designers. In addition to the general sections on drawing and painting, it includes separate chapters on costume, scenic, and lighting rendering that include information specific to these design areas.< br> < br> *Beautiful four color book!< br> *Learn the drawing and painting skills you need to express your costume, lighting, or scenery ideas < br> *Examples of drawings critiqued for improvement < br> *Samples of professional design renderings
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