Scenic art for the theatre - history, tools, and techniques.

By: Crabtree, Susan, 1959-.
Contributor(s): Beudert, Peter.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford : Focal Press, 2005Edition: 2nd.Description: 368 p. : ill. (pbk).ISBN: 0240804627.Subject(s): Performing Arts | Theaters-Stage-setting and scenery | Scene paintingDDC classification: 792.025CRA
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This new full color edition is significantly up-dated to new interviews with "old masters" and successful "divas" of the industry, up-dated safety tips, and additional insights into the business of scenic design. Expanded to include a new chapter dedicated to painting techniques, the book will now feature detailed step-by-step descriptions of common two-dimensional painting techniques. Wood graining, marble and stone, and brick painting are few examples of the new techniques to be covered.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Training and Working as a Scenic Artist
  • The Relationship between the Scenic Artist and the Scenic Designer
  • The Scenic Artist and the Scenic Studio
  • The Scnic Artist's Working Space
  • The Painting Tools of Scenic Artistry Color and Paint Preparing for Painting and Texturing
  • Scenery Cartooning, Layout, and Lettering
  • Two-Dimensional Scenic
  • Painting Techniques Creating Aging, Decorative, and Faux Finishes
  • Using Multiple Mediums
  • The Ancient Theatre to the Midieval Theatre: 500 B.C. - 1400 A.D.
  • The Renaissance Theatre and the Baroque Theatre: 1400 - 1800
  • The Romantic Theatre and the Modern Theatre: 1800 - The Present