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  • Wig Making and Styling by Martha Ruskai
    Wig Making and Styling (English, Hardback) Martha Ruskai, Allison Lowery

    Wig Making and Styling: A Complete Guide for Theatre and Film, Second Edition is the one-stop shop for the knowledge and skills you need to create and style wigs. Covering the basics, from styling tools to creating beards, it ramps up to advanced techniques for making, measuring, coloring, and cutting wigs from any time period. Whether you're a student or a professional, you?ll find yourself...

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  • Stage Lighting Design The Art, The Craft, The Life by Richard Pilbrow
    Stage Lighting Design The Art, The Craft, The Life (Paperback) Richard Pilbrow

    Covers the history, theory and - above all - practice of lighting design. This work contains 450 black and white half tones, 60 colour photos and diagrams and lighting plots. It is arranged in four sections: Design; History; Life; and Mechanics.

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  • Model Making for the Stage by Keith Orton
    Model Making for the Stage (English, Paperback) Keith Orton

    "Model Making for the Stage" explains the practical techniques that will promote accurate scale model making for the theatre.

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  • Making Stage Props by Andy Wilson
    Making Stage Props (English, Paperback) Andy Wilson

    "Making Stage Props" is a title for anyone involved in prop-making who wishes to explore the wealth of materials and techniques open to them.

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  • Designing Costume for Stage and Screen by Deirdre Clancy
    Designing Costume for Stage and Screen (Paperback) Deirdre Clancy

    "She is the most wonderfully inventive and brilliantly talented designer" Dame Judi Dench on Clancy....

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  • Sculpting a Galaxy by Lorne Peterson
    Sculpting a Galaxy (English, Hardback) Lorne Peterson

    From the producers of the acclaimed "Dressing a Galaxy: The Costumes of Star Wars" comes an inside look at the secrets behind the saga's artful models and sculptures. This unique visual treat is a must-have for any "Star Wars" fan.

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  • Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen by Todd Debreceni
    Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen (English, Paperback) Todd Debreceni

    Transforming an actor into a character for film or theater takes a great deal of skill, prowess, and creativity, and in this new edition, author Todd Debreceni empowers you with just those qualities. From his years of film, TV, and theatrical experience, he shows you tips and techniques that will have you applying your own makeup effects like a pro in no time. Along with walking you through...

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  • Pattern Cutting for Men's Costume by Elizabeth Friendship
    Pattern Cutting for Men's Costume (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Friendship

    Pattern Cutting for Men's Costume is a practical guide featuring patterns for the most important garments worn by men between the 16th and 19th centuries.

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  • The Makeup Artist Handbook by Gretchen Davis
    The Makeup Artist Handbook (English, Paperback) Gretchen Davis, Mindy Hall

    Learn first-rate techniques and tips from some of the best makeup artists in the business in the new edition of The Makeup Artist Handbook. Renown makeup pros Gretchen Davis and Mindy Hall bring an impressive set of experience in all areas to the book, including work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Steve Jobs, The Wolf of Wall Street, Blue Jasmine, Star Trek, Pearl Harbor, HBO's Looking and many...

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  • William Ivey Long by Annie Carlano
    William Ivey Long (English, Hardback) Rebecca Elliot, Peter Marks

    Catalog of an exhibition, held at the the Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina, September 23, 2017-June 3, 2018.

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  • Costume in Performance by Donatella Barbieri
    Costume in Performance (English, Paperback) Donatella Barbieri

    This beautifully illustrated book conveys the centrality of costume to live performance. Finding associations between contemporary practices and historical manifestations, costume is explored in six thematic chapters, examining the transformative ritual of costuming; choruses as reflective of society; the grotesque, transgressive costume; the female sublime as emancipation; costume as sculptural...

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  • Backing into the Spotlight by Michael Whitehall
    Backing into the Spotlight (English, Hardback) Michael Whitehall

    Michael Whitehall, witty agent father of Britain's most popular young comedian, Jack Whitehall, writes his long-awaited memoir.

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  • Scenic Art and Construction by Tim Blaikie
    Scenic Art and Construction (English, Paperback) Tim Blaikie, Emma Troubridge

    This title describes the construction, painting and finishing of most of the scenic elements used in professional theatre. The book covers everything from the production process, and constructing modern timber scenery to getting value for money through innovation and invention.

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  • The Fake Food Cookbook by Tamara Honesty
    The Fake Food Cookbook (English, Paperback) Tamara Honesty, Karestin Harrison

    The Fake Food Cookbook: Props You Can't Eat for Theatre, Film, and TV contains step by step instructions on how to create the most realistic prop food for a theatrical production. From appetizers such as oysters on a half shell and chicken wings, entrees such as lobster and honey-glazed ham, to desserts, breakfasts, and even beverages, every meal is covered in this how-to guide. Full color images...

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  • Rigging for Entertainment by Chris Higgs
    Rigging for Entertainment (Paperback) Chris Higgs Currently Unavailable More details
  • Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician by Richard Cadena
    Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician (English, Paperback) Richard Cadena

    "The application of electricity for the theatre, concert stage, television studio, or any other production environment differs from that of a residence or commercial building. Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician is the only reference on the market that covers these differences, explaining what entertainment electricians and technicians need to know and why. It not only...

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  • How Plays Work by David Edgar
    How Plays Work (English, Paperback) David Edgar

    A guide to the anatomy of drama. It examines the mechanisms and techniques which dramatists throughout the ages have employed to structure their plays and to express their meaning. It starts with the building blocks of whole plays - plot, character creation, genre and structure - and moves on to scenes and devices.

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  • Stays and Corsets by Mandy Barrington
    Stays and Corsets (English, Paperback) Mandy Barrington

    Stays and Corsets: Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body goes a step beyond traditional historical costuming texts by not only providing you with historical pattern diagrams and information, but by showing you how to adapt these patterns to the contemporary body shape. Using her original pattern-drafting system, author Mandy Barrington will show you how to draft a historical pattern...

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  • The Prop Building Guidebook by Eric Hart
    The Prop Building Guidebook (English, Hardback) Eric Hart

    Experienced prop maker Eric Hart walks readers through techniques used in historical and contemporary prop making and demonstrates how to apply them to a variety of materials. Hundreds of full-color photographs illustrate the tools and techniques used by professional prop makers throughout the entertainment industry. ...

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  • The Complete Make-Up Artist by Penny Delamar
    The Complete Make-Up Artist (Paperback) Penny Delamar

    Offers a personal, in-depth insight into the exciting work of media make-up. Written for all media make-up students, in particular those studying a VRQ at Levels 2 and 3, this edition has been updated in accordance with the new NOS.

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