Chapter 9 The Art of Design

Play exists it also determines where exactly how the

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Unformatted text preview: cenic design is so much more than mere he “backing” for the action of a play; it is instead the visual and spatial architecture of the play’s performance, an architecture that when fully realized is intrinsic to the play’s action: iit is the t intrinsic place where the play exists; it also determines where exactly how the play exists and, along with other how factors, helps reveal the play’s deepest meanings. helps Filling the Empty Space: Filling the Empty Space: Designing the Set Designers have a background in the art and craft of designing Filling the Empty Space: Filling the Empty Space: Designing the Set Designers work from thumbnail drawings to final full­color renderings of the set Designer draw blueprints, often using CAD, which will include elevations and floor plans Designers often build white and color models of their set The Media of Scenic Design The Media of Scenic Design ood, canvas, paint originally – now add steel, plastic, foam, projected ood, images, almost anything! images, Platforms Flats Drapery Masking Cyclorama, or cyc Traveler ther elements of scenery ight as scenery crim The Paperwork The Paperwork Floor plans – scale drawings of the set Floor viewed from above viewed Elevations – scaled drawings of the set Elevations viewed from front or back viewed [See pages 217 - 220 in the book for an [See example] example] Filling the Empty Space: Filling the Empty Space: Designing the Lights A lighting designer creates different moods with l...
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