Designing visual production is about selecting the right tools and special effects that will ultimately interpret the artist's music and image. The more that concert artists can express their images and convey their theatrical ideas, the more visual designers can understand which of the available tools and effects to apply, what colors are suitable, and how best to script the show cues. As you have read in Chapter 24, not all artists have the same level of involvement in their productions; when they do get interested, their input can vary widely.


An artist's comment can challenge a new design conceptin a way that might not have been conceived by the designer. Busy with contemplating technical parameters, ...

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