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Art and Practice of Costume Design (Hardcover)
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In The Art of Costume Design, a panel of seven designers offer a new multi-sided look at the current state and practice of theatrical costume design. Beginning with an exploration of the role of a Costume Designer, the subsequent chapters analyze and explore the psychology of dress, where and how to find inspiration within a script, the elements of design, how to create costume renderings, and collaboration within the a production. The book also takes a look at costume design careers within theatrical and fashion industries. The chapters are illustrated with numerous instructive designs, renderings, and photographs from a variety of designers and productions, making for the most comprehensive coverage of costume design today.