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Berg Fashion Library
Part of Bloomsbury Fashion Central, this resource includes the full text of The Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion as well as other eBooks about fashion.
The Art of Deception: Theatrical Makeup
A major element of theatre production is the visual presentation of the characters envisioned. In a series of videos, University of Portland Performing and Fine Arts faculty member Jill Hoddick presents the basics on applying theatrical makeup and techniques for specific scenarios and character types.
Books for Visual Inspiration
Image Resources for Visual Inspiration
Online collection of images covering art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences. For more information, see: Using Artstor
. Restricted to UP students, faculty and staff.
Historic Advertisements for Visual Inspiration
Created by Duke University, Ad*Access provides an online collection of U.S. and Canadian advertisements covering Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II propaganda between 1911 and 1955.
Magazines for Visual Inspiration
Saturday Evening Post:
Book Searching Tips
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- costume history
- clothing history
Tips for searching by time period:
- Search by century; use numbers (19th century) instead of words: (nineteenth century)
- Search by the name for your time period (Elizabethan, Victorian, Restoration, etc)
Try adding the following words to your search to find books that include images:
The * will help you to find variations of those words (photograph* will find: photograph, photographs, photography)
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