The Prop Building Guidebook: For Theatre, Film, and TV by Eric Hart

By Eric Hart

Theatre and picture usually require replicas of 3-dimensional gadgets equipped for actors to exploit. This ebook lays the basis for an artisan to figure out what fabrics and strategies to exploit to construct those props. strolling the reader throughout the quite a few instruments and methods utilized in old and modern prop-making, the writer current a strategy for identifying the fabrics and strategies to construct any prop. With an evidence of the way the craft and its items have built over the years, the budding artisan will comprehend not only how and whilst to exploit sure recommendations or fabrics, but in addition why to take advantage of them and what benefits they offer. It hands the prop maker with a dependent method for imminent the development of any prop. Illustrated with step by step examples of ways to take advantage of every one building technique, and reasons of alternative kinds of fabrics, this ebook provides the newbie prop artisan a robust beginning to strategy the development of props and solutions the query, "How should still I begin?"

The writer is website hosting an internet section of the booklet with his profitable weblog. it is going to function extra assets for the prop maker, together with books, outlets, touch details, and how-to videos.

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