Textbooks: Arts

  • Visual Global Politics book cover

    Visual Global Politics

    Edited by Roland Bleiker

    We live in a visual age. Images play an essential role in shaping international events and our understanding of them. Photographs, cinema, television and new media sources all influence how we view and approach phenomena as diverse as war, humanitarian crises, protest movements and election…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Études for Architects book cover

    Études for Architects

    By Joseph Choma

    Organized around a series of pedagogical exercises, this book provides a visual journey through a series of games architects can play as a means to design. Aimed specifically at beginning design students, learning objectives include: computational thinking and making, introduction to design as an…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Class and Everyday Life: Critiques and Practices book cover

    Class and Everyday Life

    Critiques and Practices

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Why is social class still important in the twenty-first century, and in what ways? This text challenges claims that class is ‘dead’ by exploring how it comes to manifest itself in our everyday lives, whether in the bedroom or the gym, on social media sites or in the music charts. Taking a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics book cover

    Museum and Gallery Studies

    The Basics

    By Rhiannon Mason, Alistair Robinson

    Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics is an accessible guide for the student approaching Museum and Gallery Studies for the first time. Taking a global view, it covers the key ideas, approaches and contentious issues in the field. Balancing theory and practice, the book address important questions…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Visual Arts Management book cover

    Visual Arts Management

    By Jeffrey Taylor

    The arts sector is of vital importance to the global economy and students aspiring to a career in the visual arts are increasingly required to gain an understanding of the business side of the arts world. This textbook introduces the field of arts management with a focus on visual arts. Visual Arts…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Mastering Management in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Introduction to Video Production: Studio, Field, and Beyond book cover

    Introduction to Video Production

    Studio, Field, and Beyond, 2nd Edition

    By Ronald Compesi, Jaime Gomez

    Written in a clear, non-technical manner, Introduction to Video Production focuses on the fundamental principles and aesthetics of video production and the technologies used, in both studio and field environments. Ron Compesi and Jaime Gomez cover each aspect of the process step by step, from…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Focal Press

  • The Healthy Edit: Creative Editing Techniques for Perfecting Your Movie book cover

    The Healthy Edit

    Creative Editing Techniques for Perfecting Your Movie, 2nd Edition

    By John Rosenberg

    This updated and revised new edition of The Healthy Edit provides aspiring and working editors with creative editing strategies they can employ to enhance a film, while also overcoming common production problems. With decades of experience editing and film doctoring Hollywood features, author John…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 
    Focal Press

  • Making Media: Foundations of Sound and Image Production book cover

    Making Media

    Foundations of Sound and Image Production, 4th Edition

    By Jan Roberts-Breslin

    Making Media: Foundations of Sound and Image Production takes the media production process and deconstructs it into its most basic components. Students will learn the basic concepts of media production – frame, sound, light, time, motion, and sequencing – and be able to apply them to any medium…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22 
    Focal Press

  • Photocommunication Across Media: Beginning Photography for Mass Media Professionals book cover

    Photocommunication Across Media

    Beginning Photography for Mass Media Professionals

    Edited by ROSS COLLINS, Keith Greenwood

    Photocommunication Across Media is a must-have for aspiring mass media professionals who are striving to compete in the new landscape of convergence journalism and media. You will learn principles of photography both still and video and how to incorporate them into your storytelling. That’s no…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20 
    Focal Press

  • Telling the Design Story: Effective and Engaging Communication book cover

    Telling the Design Story

    Effective and Engaging Communication

    By Amy Huber

    When presenting projects in competitive design environments, how you say something is as important as what you’re actually saying. Projects are increasingly complex and designers are working from more sources, and many designers are familiar with the struggle to harness this information and craft a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Focal Press

  • Character Costume Figure Drawing: Step-by-Step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume Designers book cover

    Character Costume Figure Drawing

    Step-by-Step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume Designers, 3rd Edition

    By Tan Huaixiang

    Character Costume Figure Drawing is the essential guide that will improve your drawing skills and costume renderings. Step-by-step visuals illustrate the how-to’s of drawing body parts, costumes, accessories, faces, children, and different character archetypes, such as maternal, elderly, sassy,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Focal Press

  • Performance: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Performance: A Critical Introduction

    3rd Edition

    By Marvin Carlson

    Since its original publication in 1996, Marvin Carlson's Performance: A Critical Introduction has remained the definitive guide to understanding performance as a theatrical activity. It is an unparalleled exploration of the myriad ways in which performance has been interpreted, its importance to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

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