The Costume Designer's Handbook: A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Designers

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Heinemann Educ Books, 1992 - Design - 286 pages
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Newly revised and updated, The Costume Designer's Handbookis now more comprehensive than ever and is the backbone of any costume designer's library since its original publication in 1983. Features of this new edition include: a foreword by Arvin Brown, Artistic Director of the Long Wharf Theatre 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 an 8-page color insert 150 black-and-white photos, drawings, and charts a complete, up-to-date reference section

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The Costumer's Handbook (1980), the bible of theatrical costumers, has been out of print for a while. It is resurrected here in a much expanded version as two essential reference/hand/text books, one ... Read full review



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LIZ COVEY is a freelance costume designer whose work has been seen in Englands and Americas leading theatres. She has taught at Barnard College, Columbia University, Marymount Manhattan College, and Bennington College.ROSEMARY INGHAM is a costume designer and writer. Her design work has been seen at regional theatres across the country for more than three decades.

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