refers to a specific compositional characteristic that distinguishes appearance.
the space enclosed by a line.
the feeling of a play.
the manner and style in which a play is presented to the audience.
historically accurate visual clues that will help the audience recognize the time period of the production.
by using visual keys, the scenic designer can help the audience identify the plays location and the geography of the design set.
the actors movement on stage.
rough drawings, usually made in pencil, that show the general composition of the set but with very little detail.
finished color sketches of the set.
a drafting technique that provides an illusion of depth.
3D equivalent of a thumbnail sketch.
provides a complete visual of the scene designers concept.
flats, drops, or draperies on the off stage side of doors and similar openings to prevent the audience from seeing backstage.
low, horizontal flats used to mask the base of cycs or drops; frequently painted to resemble visual elements.
the locations around the stage and auditorium where lighting instruments will be placed.
a drawing, usually in scale, of an object that shows what it would look like if it cuts straight through a given plane.
center line sectional
a sectional drawing whose cutting plane is the center line of the stage and auditorium, showing the height of the various elements of the theater; usually drawn in the same scale as the ground plan.
a sighting extending from any seat in the house to any position on stage that is not blocked.
elevations of the set, but drawn on watercolor board and painted to show color and painting techniques.
a style where the portrayed elements represent a recognizable object. (Ex. room/forest)
a style in which the portrayed elements do not represent a physically identifiable object.
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