Designing with Light

Designing with Light

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This comprehensive survey of the practical and aesthetic aspects of basic stage lighting design, treats its subject as an art closely integrated with that of the director, actor, and playwright, and as a craft that provides practical solutions for the manipulation of stage space.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 185.42 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 544.31g
  • Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • United States
  • English, Multiple languages
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0767427335
  • 9780767427333

Table of contents

1. An Introduction to Designing with LightDesign Characteristic of LightLight and PerceptionControllable Qualities of LightFunctions of Stage LightingPsychological Effects of Light2. Lighting Production Team: Organization and ResponsibilitiesLighting DesignerAssistant Lighting DesignerMaster ElectricianElectriciansProduction Design Team3. Electrical Theory and PracticeElectricity--What Is It?Electricity at Work4. Lenses, Lamps, and Lighting InstrumentsLensesLampsLighting InstrumentsSpecialty Equipment5. Cables and ConnectorsElectrical Cable for Stage UseCircuiting6. Intensity ControlDimmersControl Consoles7. ProjectionsLensless ProjectorsLens ProjectorsProjection ScreensSlide PreparationOther ProjectorsGeneral Projection Techniques and Hints8. Practicals and EffectsLighting FixturesGas LampsCandlesLanternsTorchesFire EffectsMoon EffectsStar EffectsLightningExplosions and FlashesWater Effects9. ColorDefining ColorSeeing ColorColor MixingThe Practical Application of Colored Light in the Theatre10. Advanced Technology InstrumentsMoving Light FixturesFog and HazeStage ScaffoldingPrevisualization Software11. The Design ProcessCommitmentAnalysisResearchIncubationSelectionImplementationEvaluation12. The Image of LightScript AnalysisAnalysis of the Image of Light13. The Lighting KeyModeling with LightCreating the Lighting Key14. Using the Lighting Key to Draw the Light PlotActing and Lighting AreasUsing the Lighting Key to Draw the Light PlotLayeringDesigning Lighting Keys for Thrust and Arena Stages15. Drafting for Lighting DesignGraphic Standards for Lighting DesignDrafting the Plot16. Design ExamplesDesigning for Theatre TypeDesigning for Theatrical Form17. Rehearsal and Performance ProceduresOrganizational ToolsRehearsals18. An Introduction to Lighting for Film and VideoGlossaryIndex
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