Additive Mixing of Light
Subtractive Mixing of Light
—A staff member who organizes the collection or building or all properties
in a show.
--Actors handle them
--Everything you are using right now, for example.
(books, canes, dishes, cell phones, rubber chickens)
—Furniture, rugs, usually, sit on, etc.
—Actors don’t necessarily touch them.
(mirrors, wall hangings, statues, nick-nacks, posters, etc.)
--Things used up, must be replaced.
(letters ripped up, milk drank, food eaten, ammo fired)
Sources of Costume Research
--All visual stimulation
--All art of the period
--All art that invokes the feeling, color of the play/characters
--Period clothing catalogs, patterns & photos
--Fabric and architecture
--Silhouette: clothing outline
Period & culture
--Texture: the “feel” of the fabric
Shiny satin, flat cotton, fuzzy wool
--Accent: “finishing the look”
Buttons, lace trims, hats, jewelry
—A three-dimensional miniature version of the set, built to scale, has the
advantage of allowing the director to experiment with spatial possibilities.
Wing, Drop, and Border Scenery
—Flat pieces of scenery painted to look three-
dimensional including flat painted panels on either side of the stage (wings), a large