Scenery: Draughting and Construction for Theatres, Museums, Exhibitions and Trade Shows / Edition 1

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Overview

This practical book looks at the types of drawing used, equipment, materials commonly specified, surveying, and also covers building floors, flats, cloths, windows, doors, trucks, staircases, roofs, revolves, multi-story structures, and bridges. By addressing both theater and the commercial world this book will be of real help to a broad range of people in the theater industry.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878301492
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Pt. 1 Drawings 1
1 The Function of Drawings 3
2 The First Principles of Drawing 8
3 The Types of Drawings Used 21
4 Drawing Equipment 33
5 Materials Commonly Specified 38
6 Surveying 45
Pt. 2 Scenic Construction 57
7 Stage Flooring 59
8 Flattage and Walls 79
9 Windows 102
10 Doors 107
11 Trucks 112
12 Staircases 117
13 Roofs and Ceilings 127
14 Revolves 133
Pt. 3 An Example of a Drawing Package 137
15 Design Drawings for a Trade-Show Set 138
Pt. 4 Useful Data 147
Index 167
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