Whether you want to put on a play at your church, community, or school theatre--or simply want to create a space filled with all the awesomeness of a theatre set--Stage it Right provides tips and photos, interviews and step-by-step instructions that will help you on your way. Discover how to paint textures, make an image wall, 10 ways to make a tree, how to make fake faces, create elaborate-looking costumes, what to do with lighting and sound, 10 no-nos, 10 tools, 10 great materials, and more. 93 pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 96 Vendor: Standard Publishing Publication Date: 2010
This valuable resource for drama ministry in your church, school, theater, or community playhouse is a beautiful, yet practical how-to guide for using the arts to reach a visual culture.
Set designer Arian Armstrong, industrial designer Daniel Armstrong, and writer/artist Lena Wood have pulled together the tips, tools, and techniques you need to take productions to a whole new level. Stage It Right uses humor and common sense to give you a fresh look at: • Sets • Set Pieces • Props • Costumes • Makeup • Lights • Sound
With striking images, practical ideas, and inexpensive innovations, Stage It Right will show you how to create great sets for skits, dramas, and musicals . . . or decorate for presentations of any kind.
Inside you'll discover: • Full-color photos, easy-to-follow instructions, and useful sources • High-tech and low-tech methods for staging big and little events on any budget • Creative tips, tools, and techniques you can use now
Lena Wood has authored the Elijah Creek & The Armor of God series, the adult Mission Trip Devotions & Journal series, and a number of sketches and skits for Standard Publishing. In addition to her writing experience, Lena has training in commercial art, oil painting, drawing, and colored pencil. Arian Armstrong has a bachelor of fine arts degree in theatrical set design from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Her experience in design and construction includes children's theater, community theater, high school, college, and church productions. Daniel Armstrong has a bachelor of science degree in industrial design with work experience at Proctor & Gamble, Little Tikes, and Tool, Inc.
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