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Drawing & rendering for theatre : a practical course for scenic, costume, and lighting designers

Author: Clare P Rowe
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Focal Press, ©2007.
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Drawing and Rendering for Theatre, A Practical Course for Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Designers is designed for those of you who are theatrical designers and want to improve your drawing and rendering skills. This gorgeous full-color book includes many examples of student drawings, analyzed and critiqued for areas that need improvement. It also includes numerous examples of design renderings by professional  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rowe, Clare P.
Drawing & rendering for theatre.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Focal Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007011641
(OCoLC)105439776
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clare P Rowe
ISBN: 9780080522999 0080522998 1282540181 9781282540187
OCLC Number: 662452532
Description: 1 online resource (x, 272 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Introduction --
The benchmark drawing. Setting up the still life ; Drawing the still life ; Beginning level ; Intermediate level ; Advanced level ; Conclusion --
The sketchbook. The sketchbook drawing session ; Developing good drawing habits --
Composition and elements of design. Composition ; Elements of design --
Perspective. The horizon line ; Sinking and rising toward the horizon line, diminishing size, overlapping forms, atmospheric perspective ; Vanishing points ; Working with two-point perspective --
Three-dimensional modeling. The fundamentals of trompe l'oeil --
Figure drawing. Movement and balance ; Proportion --
Drawing exercises. Tools and materials ; Exercise one: Figure drawing from life-short poses ; Exercise two: Three-dimensional modeling-drapery ; Exercise three: Figure drawing --
three-dimensional modeling and the clothed figure ; Exercise four: Drawing light by erasure ; Exercise five: Experimenting with line quality ; Exercise six: Hair textures ; Exercise seven: Fabric textures and patterns ; Exercise eight: Perspective drawing techniques ; Exercise nine: Drawing the figure as geometric shapes ; Exercise ten: Creating depth with value ; Exercise eleven: Perspective drawing --
interior architecture drawing from life in one-point perspective ; Exercise twelve: Perspective drawing --
exterior architecture ; Exercise thirteen: Drawing light ; Exercise fourteen: Drawing light: determining the emotional quantity of a drawing ; Exercise fifteen: Figure drawing --
costuming the model ; Variations on the exercises --
Introduction to color. Talking about color ; Color relationships ; Tools and materials --
Colored pencil. Tools and materials ; Colored pencil exercise 1: Colored pencil technique ; Colored pencil exercise 2: Value, intensity, and three-dimensional modeling --
Marker. Tools and materials ; Marker exercise 1: Marker techniques ; Marker exercise 2: Experimentation. Pastels. Tools and materials ; Pastel exercise 1: Pastel technique ; Pastel exercise 2: Painting the figure in spotlight --
Watercolor. Tools and materials ; Watercolor exercise 1: Watercolor technique ; Watercolor exercise 2: Paint elevation --
Gouache. Tools and materials ; Gouache exercise 1: Basic techniques ; Gouache exercise 2: Costume rendering --
Mixed media. Mixed media exercise 1: Set design rendering in marker and colored pencil on vellum ; Mixed media exercise 2: Costume design rendering in marker, colored pencil, and ink on vellum ; Mixed media exercise 3: Costume design rendering in gouache, watercolor, colored pencil, and silver gel pen on watercolor paper --
Designer rendering --
Digital drawing. Digital drawing equipment ; Digital image parameters ; Digital drawing and painting software ; The digital drawing process ; Digital drawing exercises --
Digital drawing exercise one: Basic digital drawing --
Digital drawing exercise two: Basic digital painting --
Digital drawing exercise three: Intermediate painting --
Digital drawing exercise four: Creating a multi-layer photographic image --
Digital drawing exercise five: Painting an architectural scenic elevation from a line drawing --
Digital drawing exercise six: Painting an existing digital model rendering --
Digital drawing exercise seven: Painting light into a scenic sketch.
Other Titles: Drawing and rendering for theatre
Responsibility: Clare P. Rowe.
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As a theatrical designer, it is vital for you to be able to develop your drawing skills to create renderings that can effectively communicate your visual idea. This book starts with the fundamentals  Read more...

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This is a one-of-a-kind book and I am delighted to be able to use it. D. Glen Vanderbilt Jr.Professor and DesignerDepartment of Theatre & DanceOhio Wesleyan University

 
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