More Costumes for the Stage (Paperback)

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Description


Here is another feast of ideas and practical information from the author of Costumes for the Stage for anyone who needs to dress a drama production on a tight budget or by the simplest means. Sheila Jackson's first book has been in constant demand for over a decade. Now, in addition to developing some of her earlier ideas in areas such as historical cosutme and fabrics, she covers exciting new ground with sections on animal and bird costumes, musical and dance, ethnic costume, headdresses and accessories, plus advice on design and how to manage a costume plan, a section especially for schools, and another dealing with costume for video. Over seventy-five pages of her own lively line drawings, diagrams and patterns illustrate the text throughout.

About the Author


Sheila Jackson, who designed the costumes for the popular television series Upstairs, Downstairs was Head of Costume at London Weekend Television. As a former teacher she is acutely aware of the problems of any designer who needs to work quickly and cheaply and still achieve the right effect. After recruiting from LWT she was a moderator for a number of theatre costume courses for several years. She is also the author of Costumes for the Stage (also published by New Amsterdam). She lives in London.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781561310661
ISBN-10: 1561310662
Publisher: New Amsterdam Books
Publication Date: May 11th, 1998
Pages: 144
Language: English