Chapter 8: Graphics and Sets



After reading this chapter, you should know . . .

  • The informational, emotional, and psychological aspects of pictorial elements.
  • Different types of graphics equipment and the functions they perform.
  • Aesthetic considerations in using television graphics.
  • Techniques for using non-computer-generated graphics.
  • The purpose of sets.
  • The uses and potential of virtual sets.
  • How physical sets are designed, constructed, assembled, and stored.
  • Differences among permanent sets, removable sets, and cycs and drapes.
  • Elements to consider concerning furniture, set dressing, and props.
  • How sets relate to other aspects of production.


Interactive Blueprint

On Set Exercises

Review Exercises

Student Quiz

Key Terms List