Computer Visualization for the Theatre by Christine White
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Computer Visualization for the Theatre
By Christine White

Computer Visualization for the Theatre

3D Modelling for Designers

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Computer Visualization for the Theatre by Christine White

Book Description

Theatre designers using 3D software for computer visualisation in the theatre will find this book both a guide to the creative design process as well as an introduction to the use of computers in live performance. Covering the main software packages in use: Strata Studio Base, 3D Studio Max and 3D Studio Viz, the book provides techniques for 3D modelling alongside creative ideas and concepts for working in 3D space. Projects are provided to sharpen your awareness and digital skills as well as suggested further reading to broaden the scope of your theatrical and design knowledge. This book is both a useful day to day reference as well as an inspirational starting point for implementing your own ideas. The authors are experienced trainers in the field and understand the pitfalls to be avoided as well as the possibilities to be explored using computer visualisation for designing theatre space. They provide insightful hands on descriptions of techniques used in the development of performance projects set in the wider context of design considerations. The book is highly informative about the technology of computer visualisation providing examples of working practice applicable to all software.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780240516172
ISBN-10: 0240516176
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 12mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Focal Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christine White

Gavin Carver is a Senior lecturer at the University of Kent at Canterbury, where he teaches design and technology for theatre, and outdoor performance. He is a founding member of the Kent Interactive Digital Design Studio. Christine White is a lecturer in drama and theatre studies at Loughborough University. She has worked as a freelance lighting designer for many companies and events. She has taught technical theatre and scenography for over ten years in training academies and for degree programmes.

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