Synopses & Reviews
This book offers practical instruction on creating settings and properties for staged events, emphasizing technique by employing step-by-step construction based on the needs and resources of the production. It also strongly emphasizes materials and technology, presenting a series of solutions to basic problems concerning materials, tools, and equipment.
Covering both traditional and more recent techniques, this revision of a bestselling book offers a complete introduction to creating scenery. props, and special effects suitable for a variety of productions. It provides simple, step-by-step instructions, including illustrations, lists of tools and materials, safety notes, and specific how-to tips.
Table of Contents
1. Planning the Production Space.
2. Designing the Production.
3. Constructing and Handling Scenery.
4. Painting and Texturing.
6. Props and Set Dressings.