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Title Teaching Introduction to Theatrical Design : a Process Based Syllabus in Costumes, Scenery, and Lighting.
Imprint Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2016.


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Description 1 online resource (391 pages)
Note Rough Groundplan for the Scenic Final Project.
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Organization of This Book; Our Formula; Creativity and Evaluation; Selecting Plays for Use in Class; The Classroom; Portfolio Development; Books We Want to Share With You; Section I Costume Design; Chapter 1 Organizing Principles of the Class and Week 1; Session by Session Framework; Section by Section Framework; Supplies Needed; Introducing Design Elements; Exploring Design Elements; Hands-on Projects with Design Elements; Concept and Design Metaphor; Hands-on Projects with Metaphor; Read the Plays.
Building a Student PortfolioChapter 2 Week 2; Supplies Needed; Introduction of the Costume Design Final Project; Script Analysis; Hands-on Projects with Script Analysis; Unpacking the Play; Combining Metaphor and Design Elements to Create a Metaphor Statement; Using French Scenes to Dig Deeper into Detail; The Costume Plot; Script Analysis by Character; Costume Plot and Script Analysis by Character; Drawing Clothing on the Human Body; Assigning Professional Designer Presentations; Portfolio Development Projects; Chapter 3 Week 3; Supplies Needed; Costume Renderings.
Hands-On Exercises with Costume Renderings and Computer SoftwareIntroduction to Color Media; Homework Follow-up: 'Twenty-One Black Dresses'; 'Twenty-One Black Dresses, ' Exercise Variations; Further Research for Designers; Where Do Designers Go to Do Research?; Combining the Pieces to Build a Design; Portfolio Development Projects; Chapter 4 Week 4; Supplies Needed; Swatching; The Color Palettes of Master Painters; Costume Design Final Project; Portfolio Development Projects; Chapter 5 Week 5; Costume Designer Presentations; Presentation by a Guest Artist; The Costume Design Final Project.
The Costume Design Final Project's ContinuationPortfolio Development; Section II Scenic Design; Chapter 6 Week 6; Supplies Needed; The Purpose of Scenery; Describing Environment; Composition Influences Perception; Detail Contributes Meaning; Detail Informs Character; The Intentional Environment; Script Analysis for Scenic Designers; External Influences on the Scenic Environment; Minimum Necessary Physical Requirements; Learning to Read and Draw in Scale; The Sizes of Real Things; Laying Out and Building the Small Stage House for 'Your First Set Design'; 'Your First Set Design'
Portfolio Development ProjectsChapter 7 Week 7; Supplies Needed; The Human Figure as Baseline of Proportion; Making Scale Things for the Model; The Function of Models; Pros and Cons of Model Formats; Using Footprints to Explore Space; The Groundplan is a Plan of Action; The Scenic Design Final Project; Portfolio Development Project; Chapter 8 Week 8; Supplies Needed; Introduction to Drafting; What Exactly IS a Groundplan?; Graphics Standards; Prep for Final Scenic Project; Portfolio Development Projects; Chapter 9 Week 9; Supplies Needed; Thumbnails and Essential Gestures.
Other Author Lyons, Tracey.
Other Title Print version: Appleton, Eric. Teaching Introduction to Theatrical Design : A Process Based Syllabus in Costumes, Scenery, and Lighting. Milton : Taylor and Francis, ©2016 9781138193253