Drawing on designs from real hollywood and broadway blockbusters, this book provides you with the basic tools and principles of scenic drafting and rendering, beginning with pencil drafting and culminating with the latest information on CAD drafting, digital and hand/digital rendering, digital 3D modelling, and digital graphics for sets.
Designer Drafting and Visualizing for the Entertainment World, Second Edition #ad - Used book in Good Condition. In the second edition of designer drafting and visualization for the entertainment World, tv, world-class Hollywood production designer and art director Patricia Woodbridge teams up with nationally-renowned scenic designer and SCAD professor Hal Tine to give you a dynamic glimpse into the world of designing for mainstream entertainment including theatre, film, and corporate events.
New and revised illustrations throughout, I Am Legend, including prolific designs featured in Sherlock Holmes, True Grit, and Gossip Girl. Now vibrantly illustrated in full color, setting it apart from its competitors, all of which are in B&W. New focus on digital drafting and 3-D applications.
The Backstage Handbook: An Illustrated Almanac of Technical InformationBroadway Press #ad - Reference. Backstage handbook includes chapters on Tools, Electrics, Hardware, Materials, Shop Math, Architecture and Theatre. There are hundreds of illustrations, tables and charts which cover everything from the stock sizes and specs of wood screws, to safe working loads for several kinds of rope, to illustrations of twenty-two types of standard lamp bases.
. First published in 1988, with about 10, backstage Handbook is one of the most widely used stagecraft textbooks in the United States, 000 copies sold every year. This handy reference book brings together under one cover an incredible variety of information useful to designers, technicians and students who work behind the scenes in theatre, film and television.
The Backstage Handbook: An Illustrated Almanac of Technical Information #ad - Its sturdy leatherette binding will stand up to years of constant use. The third edition updates this popular reference book with new terminology and materials, and adds dozens of new illustrations of grip hardware, film lighting equipment and painting tools.
Drafting for the TheatreSouthern Illinois University Press #ad - Two chapters detail a series of design and shop drawings required to mount a specific design project, providing a guided path through both phases of the design/construction process. It is richly illustrated with numerous production examples and is fully indexed to assist students and technicians in finding important information.
Most chapters conclude with one or more worksheets or problems that provide readers with an opportunity to test their understanding of the material presented. The authors' discussion of universal CAD principles throughout the manuscript provides a valuable foundation that can be used in any computer-based design, regardless of the software.
Drafting for the Theatre #ad - Later chapters discuss real-life applications of production drawing and ancillary skills such as time and material estimation and shop-drawing nomenclature. In this newly revised second edition, worksheets, veteran stage designers and technical directors Dennis Dorn and Mark Shanda introduce industry-standard drafting and designing practices with step-by-step discussions, illustrations, and problems to help students develop and refine drafting and other related skills needed for entertainment set production work.
By incorporating the foundational principles of both hand- and computer-drafting approaches throughout the entire book, the authors illustrate how to create clear and detailed drawings that advance the production process. Early chapters focus on the basics of geometric constructions, orthographic techniques, soft-line sketching applications, lettering, and dimensioning.
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The Art Direction Handbook for Film & TelevisionRoutledge #ad - Beyond that, there is an emphasis on not just how to do the job, but how to succeed and secure other jobs. Rounding out the text is an extensive collection of useful forms and checklists, as well as interviews with prominent art directors. Used book in Good Condition. In this new and expanded edition of The Art Direction Handbook, author Michael Rizzo now covers art direction for television, in addition to updated coverage of film design.
This comprehensive, supervising scenery construction, research, executing the design concept, professional manual details the set-up of the art department and the day-to-day job duties: scouting for locations, and surviving production. Focal Press. Reference.
Vectorworks for Entertainment Design: Using Vectorworks to Design and Document Scenery, Lighting, and SoundRoutledge #ad - Focal Press. The author focuses on both the technical how-to and the art of design, giving you the tools you need to learn and then use the application professionally. The first book in the industry tailored specifically for the entertainment professional, Vectorworks for Entertainment Design covers the ins and outs of Vectorworks software for lighting, scenic, and sound design.
Focal Press. Fully illustrated with step-by-step instructions, it contains inspirational work from Broadway, and non-theatrical, major regional companies, entertainment design. The text stresses the process of developing an idea, visualizing it, documentation, and evolving it for presentation, or drafting.
Vectorworks for Entertainment Design: Using Vectorworks to Design and Document Scenery, Lighting, and Sound #ad - With a detailed look at the design process, to the documentation necessary for execution, from idea to development, Vectorworks for Entertainment Design will encourage you to create your own process and workflow through exercises that build on one another. Used book in Good Condition. Reference.
Stock Scenery Construction HandbookBroadway Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Focal Press. It has over 200 full-page drawings showing construction techniques for every conceivable kind of stock scenery piece, from flats plain ones, hardwall, door units, etc. To platforms and step units including two kinds of parallel platforms and even folding-brace stairs, to all kinds of soft goods like curtains and drops.
The second edition added a chapter on paint. Focal Press. This third edition includes updates throughout the book by Mike Monsos, professor of Scenic Design/Technology and Bill Raoul's colleague at University of Montana. Widely adopted as a college textbook, "Stock Scenery Construction Handbook" is one of the easiest to use, and most complete manuals on scenery construction.
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Costume Designer's Handbook: A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume DesignersHeinemann Drama #ad - Focal Press. 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, and drafting techniques an 8-page color insert 150 black-and-white photos, drawings, 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 charts a complete, up-to-date reference section Reference.
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The Handbook of Model-making for Set DesignersCrowood Press #ad - From the most basic cutting and assembling methods to advanced painting, texturing, and finishing techniques, this invaluable guide covers every aspect of producing models for stage sets. Focal Press. Useful hints on producing a range of different models—including buildings and structures, organic elements such as trees and bushes, and furniture—are provided along with helpful illustrated step-by-step instructions.
Reference. Used book in Good Condition. Focal Press. Used book in Good Condition. A number of modern computer-based design techniques are also included and accompanied by tips on using these techniques in combination with more traditional procedures to enhance finished products.
The Elements of Style: An Encyclopedia of Domestic Architectural DetailFirefly Books #ad - Focal Press. Reference. The elements of style is the most comprehensive visual survey, feature-by-feature, period-by-period, of the styles that have had the greatest impact on interiors of American and British domestic architecture. Each chapter begins with an illustrated essay, then covers in detail features such as: Doors Windows Walls, floors and ceilings Staircases Ironwork and hardware Woodwork and built-in furniture Kitchen stoves and fireplaces Essential period architectural details, and more.
First published in 1991 with 150, 000 copies sold, this new edition is expanded to include the most contemporary styles. The book also includes: a useful system of quick reference, employing color-coded tabs showing how particular features evolved over time, and A fully updated resource list with contact information for locating suppliers of those design elements illustrated throughout the book.
The Elements of Style: An Encyclopedia of Domestic Architectural Detail #ad - Compiled by a team of experts, this is the first book on architectural styles that is comprehensive, incredibly thorough, and accessible in its presentation of individual details. An impressive reference work. Library journal on the 1997 edition A richly detailed and easy-to-use reference to 500 years of architectural details and styles.
Focal Press. Owners and potential buyers of period houses, architects, restorers, interior designers and historical preservationists will find this reference invaluable. Used book in Good Condition.
What an Art Director Does: An Introduction to Motion Picture Production DesignSilman-James Pr #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Preston's lively, well-written text leads the reader through the ins and outs of all the responsibilities and duties that fall on the art director's shoulders. Focal Press. Focal Press. A wealth of information on preparing script breakdowns, set design and construction, research, working as part of a team, design and presentation, scouting and working on locations, and much more is coupled with examples drawn from the author's own experiences.
This book is a must-read for all aspiring production designers and all filmmakers who desire a firm understanding of the physical process of film production. What an art director Does is a comprehensive introduction to film and television art direction and production design. Starting with a brief history of the field, Mr.
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