Wednesday, December 27, 2006

What is a Scenic Artist, anyway?

I work as a theatrical scenic artist, and prior to Robb's accident so did he (in between acting gigs). As a scenic artist, I am responsible for all the surface treatments on stage scenery and props.

The designer provides a model, and paint information, like this:


And the carpenters and scenic artists make something like this:


The colors are a little "off" in both photographs. If we did our work correctly, these should be a perfect match. Pretty cool, huh?

For a closer look at this process, click here.

1 comment:

ericaflory said...

very cool!

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