Designs on Film: A Century of Hollywood Art Direction by Cathy Whitlock

By Cathy Whitlock

Who can disregard the over-the-top, white-on-white, high-gloss interiors wherein Fred Astaire danced in most sensible Hat? The modernist high-rise structure, encouraged via the paintings of Frank Lloyd Wright, within the variation of Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead? The lavish, opulent drawing rooms of Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence? by using movie design--called either artwork course and construction layout within the movie industry--movies can delivery us to new worlds of luxurious, spotlight the decoration of the standard, supply a imaginative and prescient of the long run, or evoke the realities of period. In Designs on movie, journalist and inside fashion designer Cathy Whitlock illuminates the customarily undercelebrated position of the creation clothier within the construction of the main memorable moments in movie heritage. via a lush number of infrequent archival pictures, Whitlock narrates the evolving tale of artwork path over the process a century--from the big Roman structure of Ben-Hur to the notorious Dakota residence in Rosemary's child to the electronic CGI wonders of Avatar's Pandora.

Drawing on insights from the main famous Hollywood creation designers and the old wisdom of the venerable paintings administrators Guild, Whitlock delves into the designated technique of how units are imagined, drawn, equipped, and adorned. Designs on movie is the must-have glance publication for movie fans, motion picture buffs, and a person seeking to draw inside layout suggestion from the buildings and confections of Hollywood. Whitlock lifts the curtain on motion picture magic and celebrates the numerous ways that paintings path and set layout let us lose ourselves within the diversified worlds showcased at the immense screen.

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By Cathy Whitlock

Who can disregard the over-the-top, white-on-white, high-gloss interiors wherein Fred Astaire danced in most sensible Hat? The modernist high-rise structure, encouraged via the paintings of Frank Lloyd Wright, within the variation of Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead? The lavish, opulent drawing rooms of Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence? by using movie design--called either artwork course and construction layout within the movie industry--movies can delivery us to new worlds of luxurious, spotlight the decoration of the standard, supply a imaginative and prescient of the long run, or evoke the realities of period. In Designs on movie, journalist and inside fashion designer Cathy Whitlock illuminates the customarily undercelebrated position of the creation clothier within the construction of the main memorable moments in movie heritage. via a lush number of infrequent archival pictures, Whitlock narrates the evolving tale of artwork path over the process a century--from the big Roman structure of Ben-Hur to the notorious Dakota residence in Rosemary's child to the electronic CGI wonders of Avatar's Pandora.

Drawing on insights from the main famous Hollywood creation designers and the old wisdom of the venerable paintings administrators Guild, Whitlock delves into the designated technique of how units are imagined, drawn, equipped, and adorned. Designs on movie is the must-have glance publication for movie fans, motion picture buffs, and a person seeking to draw inside layout suggestion from the buildings and confections of Hollywood. Whitlock lifts the curtain on motion picture magic and celebrates the numerous ways that paintings path and set layout let us lose ourselves within the diversified worlds showcased at the immense screen.

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