Costume Technician's Handbook

ISBN-10: 0325004773

ISBN-13: 9780325004778

Edition: 3rd 2003 (Revised)

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The classic book on costuming is back and better than ever! In the third edition of The Costume Technician's Handbook, Rosemary Ingham and Liz Covey once again draw upon their many years of hands-on experience in costume design and technology. Now they add information gleaned across the country from shop managers and staff about their methods and supplement it with images of some of the very best theatrical costume work to be seen today. And they continue to provide the most complete guide to developing costumes that are personally distinctive and artistically expressive. Ingham and Covey have been attentive to technical developments as well to keep you up to date and ready for action. They have expanded their book to include: two new chapters on costume shop management and the use of computers in costume shops instructions for using new materials a substantial updated bibliography lots of brand-new color and black-and-white photographs new appendixes on mathematics for technicians, health and safety standards, and much more plus a companion website - a continually updated source list of booksellers, useful publications and addresses, costume societies, and shopping guide - all available at . Whether you're a professional costume technician, a student of costume design, or an adventuresome home stitcher, settle for nothing less than the best - The Costume Technician's Handbook.
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Book details

List price: $65.63
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 7/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.20" long x 1.11" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

Rosemary Ingham is a costume designer and writer. Her design work has been seen at regional theatres across the country for more than three decades.

Liz Covey is a freelance costume designer whose work has been seen in England's and America's leading theatres. She has taught at Barnard College, Columbia University, Marymount Manhattan College, and Bennington College.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
The Costume Shop
Health and Safety in the Costume Shop
Fabrics
Pattern Development
Costume Construction
Fitting and Alterations
Fabric Dyeing and Painting
Hair and Hats
Costume Accessories and Properties
Managing, Supervising, or Directing the Costume Shop
Computers in the Costume Shop
Conclusion
Updates and Additions
Annotated Bibliography
Index
About the Authors
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