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Costume Designer's Handbook: A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Designers

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< P> Newly revised and updated, < I> The Costume Designer's Handbook< /I> is now more comprehensive than ever and is the backbone of any costume designer's library since its original publication in 1983. Features of this new edition include: < /P> < UL> < LI> a foreword by Arvin Brown, Artistic Director of the Long Wharf Theatre < /LI> < LI> guidance on how to read and analyze a play < /LI> < LI> plans for establishing a costume plot < /LI> < LI> insights into working with directors and other designers < /LI> < LI> resources for doing historical research < /LI> < LI> a discussion of the properties of color < /LI> < LI> sketching, drawing, and drafting techniques < /LI> < LI> an 8-page color insert < /LI> < LI> 150 black-and-white photos, drawings, and charts < /LI> < LI> a complete, up-to-date reference section < /LI> < /UL>

Synopsis:

Newly revised and updated, The Costume Designer's Handbook is now more comprehensive than ever and is the backbone of any costume designer's library since its original publication in 1983.

Synopsis:

Newly revised and updated, The Costume Designer's Handbook is now more comprehensive than ever and is the backbone of any costume designer's library since its original publication in 1983. Features of this new edition include:
  • a foreword by Arvin Brown, Artistic Director of the Long Wharf Theatre
  • guidance on how to read and analyze a play
  • plans for establishing a costume plot
  • insights into working with directors and other designers
  • resources for doing historical research
  • a discussion of the properties of color
  • sketching, drawing, and drafting techniques
  • an 8-page color insert
  • 150 black-and-white photos, drawings, and charts
  • a complete, up-to-date reference section

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-254) and index.

About the Author

ROSEMARY INGHAM is a teacher and professional designer who has been working in theatre for more than thirty years. She is the coauthor of The Costume Designer's Handbook (Heinemann, 1992) and The Costume Technician's Handbook (Heinemann, 1992).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780435086077
With:
Covey, Elizabeth
Publisher:
Heinemann Drama
Author:
Angham, Rosemary
Author:
Covey, Liz
Author:
Ingham, Rosemary
Author:
Covey, Elizabeth
Location:
Portsmouth, NH :
Subject:
Theater - Stagecraft
Subject:
Costume
Subject:
Costume design
Subject:
Drama-Production General
Subject:
General education.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
169
Publication Date:
19921131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.9 x 0.61 in 1.1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , Newly revised and updated, The Costume Designer's Handbook is now more comprehensive than ever and is the backbone of any costume designer's library since its original publication in 1983.
"Synopsis" by , Newly revised and updated, The Costume Designer's Handbook is now more comprehensive than ever and is the backbone of any costume designer's library since its original publication in 1983. Features of this new edition include:
  • a foreword by Arvin Brown, Artistic Director of the Long Wharf Theatre
  • guidance on how to read and analyze a play
  • plans for establishing a costume plot
  • insights into working with directors and other designers
  • resources for doing historical research
  • a discussion of the properties of color
  • sketching, drawing, and drafting techniques
  • an 8-page color insert
  • 150 black-and-white photos, drawings, and charts
  • a complete, up-to-date reference section
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