|About the Book|
This thoroughly revised and updated edition is for the advanced student of lighting design and technology. It goes beyond techniques for creating light plots and focuses on the art of lighting design. Emphasis is given to the designers thought processes and the collaborative nature of theatrical design, especially the designer-director relationship. Other advanced topics covered include: optics, history of control systems, the nature of light, color theory, electricity, power distribution systems, automated luminaires, electronic dimmers, scenic projections, and lasers. Safety is stressed throughout.