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Description - Technical Drawing for Stage Design by Gary Thorne

"Technical Drawing for Stage Design" explains the importance of drawing in the design process, revealing how the initial two-dimensional drawing is a crucial building block in creating the scale model that in turn will develop into the stage set - that will transport the audience into another world. Topics covered include: Introducing the tools and equipment used by the designer Developing confidence in freehand sketching Drawing to aid the creative thought process, communicate design ideas and help with the construction process Scenic elements and the related terminology The architecture of the theatre and how to draw it AUTHOR: Gary Thorne studied at London's Byam Shaw School of Art, Motley Theatre Design and the University of East London. His work in stage design has taken him as far afield as Canada and France, as well as throughout Britain. Gary is Head of Theatre Design at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art London and is the author Stage Design: A Practical Guide and Designing Stage Costumes SELLING POINTS: Aimed at drama students and teachers, technical drawing students, amateur dramatics groups and theatre workshop organizers Explains the importance of drawing in the design process of the scale model that will develop into the stage set Covers the tools and equipment used by the designer, freehand sketching, drawing, scenic elements and the related terminology ILLUSTRATIONS 120 b/w illustrations *

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847971517
ISBN-10: 1847971512
Format: Paperback / softback
(246mm x 189mm x 14mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Jan-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gary Thorne

Gary Thorne studied at London's Byam Shaw School of Art, Motley Theatre Design and the University of East London. His work in stage design has taken him as far afield as Canada and France, as well as throughout Britain. Gary is Head of Theatre Design at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art London and is the author Stage Design: A Practical Guide and Designing Stage Costumes, both published by The Crowood Press.

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Stage Design by Gary Thorne
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