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Scenic Art for the Theatreby Susan Crabtree
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Now in its Third Edition, Scenic Art for the Theatre: History, Tools and Techniques continues to be the most trusted source for both student and professional scenic artists. With new information on scenic design using Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro and other digital imaging softwares this test expands to offer the developing artist more step-by-step instuction and more practical techniques for work in the field. It goes beyond detailing job functions and discussing techniques to serve as a trouble-shooting guide for the scenic artist, providing practical advice for everyday solutions.
New to this Edition:
- 30% new information with two new chapters on the use and interpretation of digital design materials and the application of digital materials in scenic art techniques
- material about dealing with digitally printed drops, coverings, etc.
- more step-by-step illustrations and descriptions of common techniques and of examples showing a variety of techniques to produce a finished product
- all updated information/techniques
* New Information on Scenic Art for the Digital Age with the use and interpretation of digital design materials and the application of digital materials in scenic art techniques
* Includes complete designs broken down into step-by-step processes
* Provides additional insight into new safety procedures and the business of scenic art
* more step-by-step illustrations of new and different techniques for scene painting
About the Author
Peter Beudert is a scenic designer and member of the United Scenic Artists. He has designed for a variety of theatres in the United States and Europe. Mr. Beudert was awarded two Fulbright fellowships to France as a scenic designer. He is the Design Division Head of the School of Theatre Arts at The University of Arizona in Tucson.
Peter Beudert was awarded two Fulbright fellowships to France as a scenic designer. He is the Design Division Head of the School of Theatre Arts at The University of Arizona in Tucson.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Training and Working as a Scenic Artist, Chapter 2 The Relationship Between the Scenic Artist and Scenic Designer, Chapter 3 The Scenic Artist and the Scenic Studio, Chapter 4 The Scenic Artist's Working Space, Chapter 5 The Painting Tools of Scenic Artistry, Chapter 6 Color and Paint, Chapter 7 Preparing for Painting and Texturing Scenery,
Chapter 8 Scenic Art in the Digital World Chapter 9 Cartooning, Layout and Lettering, Chapter 10 Two-Dimensional Scenic Painting Techniques, Chapter 11 Creating Aging, Decorative and Faux Finishes using Multiple Mediums, Chapter 12 Ancient Classic Theatre to Medieval Perfoamances: 500 B.C.E. to 1400, Chapter 13 The Renaissance Theatre and the Baroque Theatre: 1400 to 1800, Chapter 14 The Romantic Theatre and the Modern Theatre: 1800 to Present
Part 1: The Professional Scenic Artist
Part 2: The Tools of the Trade
Part 3: The Techniques of Scenic Painting
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