Instruction on how to draw, render, and fully design costumes using online tools and software. The book explains the process of building a costume design from scratch, including information on digital tools and painting techniques.
Each chapter provides an overview of the process, including designing and shopping; draping, cutting, dyeing, and painting; and beading, sewing, and creating embellishments and accessories. This book features interviews with practitioners from Broadway and regional theatres to opera and ballet companies, offering valuable insights into the costume design profession.
Drawing instruction for various character types, including body proportion, bone structure, facial expressions, the hands & the feet. Hats, props, fabrics, & choice of medium are all thoroughly covered. (Also in print: PN2067 .T36 2010)
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 drafting techniques.
Costumes designed and made for devised or physical drama, for contemporary circus or for dance, differ radically from the more traditional costume work produced for naturalistic performance. This book discusses the specialized designing, cutting, making, and fitting of costumes for dance, circus, and other physical work, as well as the role of the designer/maker in the devising company.
Chapters begin with artwork of historic figures that influenced the look of each period. Detailed step-by-step instructions explain how to create their iconic hairstyles, illustrated by photographs showing the finished look from every angle. (Also in Print: PN2069 .R87 2013)
Extensive coverage of a variety of costumes for both men and women of all social classes will allow you to be prepared for any costuming need, and step-by-step instructions will ensure you have the know-how to design and construct your garments. (Also in print: TT504.6.G7 H83 2015)
Each chapter is devoted to the construction of a particular hat, beginning with a historical image and followed by an list of the exact amount of fabric, tools, and materials needed and the estimated time to complete the construction.