This Visual Metaphors in Scenic Design: Activity activity also includes:
As part of a study of how visual metaphors are used in set design, class members examine an image of designer Josef Svoboda's 3-D scale model for the opera Idomeneo, re` di Creta. They then find another example that employs a visual metaphor and comment on what they see as the significance of the visual.
- Have groups create a maquette for a play of their choosing that contains a visual metaphor
- Class members should be familiar with the many facets of set design
- Links are provided to images of other maquettes