This It's All in the Details lesson plan also includes:
Designers communicate their vision for a set through a progression from thumbnail sketches, to drawings, to renderings. After examining a series of renderings, class members begin work on their own rendering paying particular attention to line, color, and the physical characteristics of the materials they will use.
- Display models of thumbnail sketches, drawings, and renderings of a set to demonstrate the progression
- The sixth in a 10-lesson theater arts unit on set design
- Instructors should have available models of the entire design process from sketches to scale model sets
- The opening activity underscores the importance of crafting an accurate representation that depicts the mood and spirit of the design concept