"Now in its third edition, The Prop Building Guidebook: For Theatre, Film, and TV walks readers through techniques used in historical and contemporary prop making and demonstrates how to apply them to a variety of materials.
Experienced prop maker Eric Hart covers the tools and techniques used by professional prop makers throughout the entertainment industry. He outlines a construction process that gives readers the foundational knowledge to choose the best materials and methods for each prop and the background information to know the advantages of these choices. This new edition includes updated information and techniques throughout, including:
Over a hundred new images and diagrams
Updated terminology, products, and brands used internationally
Expanded sections on 3D printing, vacuum forming, foam patterning, and more
A new chapter on prop design
New information on international safety standards, cleaning, and sanitation
More recipes and step-by-step instruction for various finishes
Illustrated by hundreds of full-color photographs, this is the most comprehensive guide to prop construction available for professional and student prop makers in theatre, film, and TV."
⚠️The PDF is the master for printing so it's absolutely huge, you'll need a more powerful computer to open it