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Essentials of Period Style: A Sourcebook for Stage and Production Designers covers the visual, social, and political dynamics of multiple epochs and cultures and discusses how these trends affect the design of the architecture, costumes, and furnishings of the time. It then relates these…
Paperback – 2015-11-09
While comedy writers are responsible for creating clever scripts, comedic animators have a much more complicated problem to solve: What makes a physical character funny? Comedy for Animators breaks down the answer by exploring the techniques of those who have used their bodies to make others laugh.…
Paperback – 2015-11-09
Nude photography can be intimidating, for the artist and the subject. Technique, creativity, and psychology all need to be considered and executed seamlessly to achieve a photographer’s desired artistic and professional result. Author Louis Benjamin has built a career by studying the intricacies of…
Paperback – 2015-11-09
While public relations practitioners have long focused on the relationship between organizations and their stakeholders, there has never been a time when that relationship was so dominated by public participation. The former model of one-way communication and message control no longer exists.…
Hardback – 2015-11-07
Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research
Learn how to market for your indie game, even with a small budget and limited resources. For those who want to earn a regular income from making indie games, marketing can be nearly as vital to the success of the game as the game itself. A Practical Guide to Indie Game Marketing provides you with…
Paperback – 2015-11-03
A continuation of 1994’s groundbreaking Cartoons, Giannalberto Bendazzi’s Animation: A World History is the largest, deepest, most comprehensive text of its kind, based on the idea that animation is an art form that deserves its own place in scholarship. Bendazzi delves beyond just Disney, offering…
Hardback – 2015-11-03
The Art of Light on Stage is the first history of theatre lighting design to bring the story right up to date. In this extraordinary volume, award-winning designer Yaron Abulafia explores the poetics of light, charting the evolution of lighting design against the background of contemporary…
Paperback – 2015-07-23
Natural History filmmaking has a long history but the generic boundaries between it and environmental and conservation filmmaking are blurred. Nature, environment and animal imagery has been a mainstay of television, campaigning organisations and conservation bodies from Greenpeace to the Sierra…
Paperback – 2015-07-22
Sexuality is a difficult topic for all educators. Dance teachers and educators are not immune to these educational challenges, especially given the large number of children, adolescents, and young adults who pursue dance study and performance. Most troubling is the lack of serious discourse in…
Hardback – 2015-07-21
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Fine art photographer, blogger and author, Brooke Shaden discusses why creating a series of images is important for a photographer's portfolio and career and how to put a story into a series of images.
The authors of Light Science & Magic discuss what lights you really need when setting up your first studio.
A tutorial by Martin Evening, author of Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers, 2014 Release on how to use Camera Raw as a Photoshop filter. The post includes both the video tutorial and the tutorial found in the book.
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A revealing post by Scott Kirkpatrick, currently the Director of Distribution for MarVista Entertainment and author of Writing for the Greenlight: How to Make Your Script the One Hollywood Notices.
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Do-it-Yourself Acoustical Treatment: How to build a gobo and why would you want to? – By Tim Dittmar, author of Audio Engineering 101