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This definitive guide to the materials and practices used within the professional performing arts industries covers both traditional techniques and modern practices. Topics... Read more
This definitive guide to the materials and practices used within the professional performing arts industries covers both traditional techniques and modern practices. Topics covered include Papier-mâché and card construction; flexible canes and withies; timber and steel frameworks; sculpting, molding, and casting processes; texture and paint techniques; GRP and epoxy resins; thermoformable plastics, including Plastazote and Wonderflex; and finally, an introduction to life casting.
The Prop Maker's Workshop Manual Paperback edition by David H Rigden
David H Rigden was the Master Prop Maker and Head of Props Production at The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School for twenty-seven years and has been involved in theatre for more than thirty-five years. His time spent instructing students in the art and practice of prop making has provided him with unique insight into how materials and techniques can be used in diverse ways to achieve the same ends, dependent on budget, time and workshop restrictions.
This book details the progression from interpeting design, model boxes and drawings, to material selection, fabrication and finishing. It also includes advice for developing accuracy, finish and consistency; tool selection and sharpening; CDM, Health and Safety; practical workshop mathematics and geometry, and how to fit ironmongery. It thoroughly covers how to start out and improve as a scenic...
With style inspiration ranging from the 17th to the 20th century, this book is a comprehensive introduction to the techniques required to produce beautiful, durable, and historical hairstyles able to withstand the demands of performance. It offers detailed instructions on how to make a wig, how to dress it according to time period, and how to fit and remove it, as well as advice on tools,...
Scenography is a comprehensive guide to the practical study and process of designing for performance. Rooted in theater, scenography concerns artists who work through creative elements such as spaces, artifacts, garments, lighting, and sound to mobilize new sensory experiences. As a result, scenography has gained broader interest and relevance across a wide range of fields, particularly where...
Supported by over 400 striking illustrations, this is an essential companion for technical theatre students, practicing scenic artists and for all who are interested in the art of creating painted and textured surfaces for performance.
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