The Handbook of Model-Making for Set Designers
By (author) Colin Winslow
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Handbook of Model-Making for Set Designers by Colin Winslow
Book Description"The Handbook of Model-making for Set Designers" describes the entire process of making scale models for stage sets, from the most basic cutting and assembling methods to more advanced skills, including painting, texturing and finishing techniques, and useful hints on presenting the completed model. Many drawings and colour photographs of the writer's own work illustrate the text. Some state-of-the-art computerized techniques are described here for the first time in a book of this kind, including many ways in which digital techniques can be used in combination with the more traditional methods to enhance the model-maker's work. This book will be of use not only to theatre designers, but to anyone with an interest in scale models of any kind.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847970190
(246mm x 189mm x 12mm)
Imprint: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publish Date: 13-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Colin Winslow
Oberon Glossary of Theatrical Terms, Paperback (September 2011)
A must have addition to the bookshelves of all theatre and performing arts aficionados.
Handbook of Techniques for Theatre Designers, Paperback (August 2010)
Theatre designers need to be proficient in an extraordinarily diverse range of skills to carry out their work. They are expected to be able to draw, both creatively and technically, to be able to use colour imaginatively, to make accurate scale models of their set designs, and to design costumes.
Handbook of Set Design, Paperback (March 2006)
A guide to designing scenery of various kinds for a variety of stages. It takes you through the process of turning initial ideas and sketches into final sets that enhance the audience's understanding of the play. Photographs of stage sets are included, together with illustrations, stage plans, technical drawings, and models and colour renderings.
Pantomime, Paperback (August 2004)» View all books by Colin Winslow
This is a practical guide for people who find themselves involved in putting a pantomime on stage, particularly for those working on limited budgets in smaller venues. Readers can learn to understand their audience and its reactions, control the chaos backstage, find out the secret of pantomime magic and much more.
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Author Biography - Colin Winslow
Colin Winslow is a stage designer with many years' professional experience of designing both scenery and costumes. He has been head of design for several theatre companies, including the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh, the Manitoba Theatre Centre in Winnipeg, and Ensemble in Amsterdam. He has taught stage design in many schools, colleges and universities throughout England, and currently teaches in the Department of Drama at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada.
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