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Prop Building Guidebook: For Theatre, Film, and TV

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Title: Prop Building Guidebook: For Theatre, Film, and TV
Author: Hart, Eric
Price: $73.99

Experienced prop maker Eric Hart walks readers through techniques used in historical and contemporary prop making and demonstrates how to apply them to a variety of materials. Hundreds of full-color photographs illustrate the tools and techniques used by professional prop makers throughout the entertainment industry. New features to the second edition include:

* Updated information on the latest tools and materials used in prop making

* Both metric and standard measuring units

* Step-by-step photos on common techniques such as upholstery, mold making, and faux finishing

* Expanded coverage of thermoplastics, foam, and water-based coatings

Chapter 1 what is a prop?
Chapter 2 needs and means
Chapter 3 safety
Chapter 4 shop space
Chapter 5 assemblage
Chapter 6 measuring and marking
Chapter 7 structure and framework
Chapter 8 carpentry
Chapter 9 metal
Chapter 10 plastics construction
Chapter 11 flat patterning
Chapter 12 fabric
Chapter 13 sculptural materials
Chapter 14 molding and casting
Chapter 15 shells and laminates
Chapter 16 finishing
Chapter 17 graphics

Eric Hart is the props master at Triad Stage and a member of the Society of Properties Artisan Managers (S*P*A*M). He has built props for numerous theatres on and off Broadway and throughout the United States. He has worked with some of America's top actors, directors and designers at the Santa Fe Opera, the Actors Theatre of Louisville and the Public Theater. Eric has also constructed props for display and exhibition including the holiday window displays at several major New York City retail stores. His photography and articles about props have been published in Stage Directions Magazine, Scrollsaw Magazine, Theatre Design and Technology, and on his popular blog, Prop Agenda.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publication date: 13/02/2017
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781138183674
Publishing status: AU In-stock Distributor
Prop Building Guidebook: For Theatre, Film, and TV