- Paperback: 304 pages
- Publisher: Heinemann Drama; 2nd Revised ed. edition (November 2, 1992)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0435086073
- ISBN-13: 978-0435086077
- Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 0.6 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (21 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #253,063 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Costume Designer's Handbook: A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Designers 2nd Revised ed. Edition
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From Library Journal
The Costumer's Handbook (1980), the bible of theatrical costumers, has been out of print for a while. It is resurrected here in a much expanded version as two essential reference/hand/text books, one for designers and one for technicians. Both are superbly illustrated and contain both an extensive annotated bibliography and a lengthy shopping guide. The Designer's Handbook follows the process from script to production, also offering contains a chapter on the profession. The Technician's Handbook begins with setting up a costume shop and goes on to such topics as safety, fabrics, pattern-making, con struction, fitting, dyeing, and sections on hair, hats, and accessories. Both titles are required purchases for theater collections.
- Thomas E. Luddy, Salem State Coll., Mass.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.
About the Author
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.
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.
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