Draping Period Costumes: Classical Greek to Victorian

Draping Period Costumes: Classical Greek to Victorian

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Draping Period Costumes provides you with the skill set you need to break away from two-dimensional patterns to drape three dimensional costumes. The basics of draping are explained in precise detail, followed by step-by-step draping projects from multiple historical periods. Packed with photographs that illustrate every seam, pleat, and tuck, you'll never be lost with this comprehensive guide.
-Includes information on measurements, necessary tools, and basic rules of draping -Covers costumes for both men and women - Discusses appropriate period under garments and fabric choices
Let expert draper Sharon Sobel teach you all you need to know to perfectly drape any period costume!
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Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 230 x 246 x 26mm | 979.98g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Focal Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 500 Halftones, color
  • 0240821335
  • 9780240821337
  • 165,633

About Sharon Sobel

Sharon Sobel is Professor of Theatre and Costume Designer at University of Nebraska at Omaha. She has designed and/or draped costumes for over 100 productions at her home institutions as well as at The Bermuda Festival, The Juilliard School, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Long Island Stage, New York International Fringe Festival, Queens Theatre in the Park, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, Asolo Center for Performing Arts, Sarasota Opera, The Alley Theatre, Madison Repertory Theatre, Opera Omaha, Nebraska Repertory Theatre and Nebraska Shakespeare Festival. She has also designed and draped costumes for Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Clown College. Professor Sobel is a member of United Scenic Artists of America and recipient of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Gold Medallion.
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Table of contents

Introduction Overview and objectivesChapter 1 Getting StartedChapter 2 Early, Unstructured GarmentsChapter 3 Cut and shaped to fitChapter 4 The Height of Artificial SilhouetteChapter 5 The Men return to softness. Chapter 6 .while the women remain tightly lacedChapter 7 The introduction of tailoring to the man's costumeChapter 8 Variety of fit in the 18th century woman's costume Chapter 9 Neoclassical eleganceChapter 10 Revolutionary menswearChapter 11 Romantic womenswearChapter 12 The Victorian gentlemanChapter 13 The Victorian lady Chapter 14 SkirtsGlossaryBibilography
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