Deborah L Trout
Theory, practice, and rendering of costume designs for the theatre. Repeat of course involves intermediate designs. Recommended: ART H 203; DRAMA 211; DRAMA 416 if repeating.
This class concentrates on developing the costume designer's creative ideas and tools of communication. Students explore the visual elements of design via drawing, painting, and sculpting with paper, however the emphasis is on ideas rather than craft ability. Students will attend live performance pieces to observe and analyze professional costume design work. The student will design costumes on paper for a play or opera.
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