By Susan Crabtree
Now in its 3rd version, Scenic artwork for the Theatre: historical past, instruments and strategies is still the main depended on resource for either pupil scenic artists. With new info on scenic layout utilizing Photoshop, Paint store seasoned and different electronic imaging softwares this try expands to supply the constructing artist extra step by step instuction and more effective strategies for paintings within the box. It is going past detailing task services and discussing options to function a trouble-shooting consultant for the scenic artist, offering useful recommendation for daily solutions.
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Wooden flooring is expensive, however, and new scenic shops may not be able to afford the cost of installing a wood floor. The materials used to fabricate the paint deck may vary depending on the preferences of the scenic artist or charge painter and what type of floor is in the space to begin with. Preferences also vary as to what sort of protective covering is laid on top of the paint deck. Paint decks should always be covered with a protective coating; otherwise, over time, the buildup of paint will result in a rough surface that will be imprinted on the drops.
Concentrated paint is very thick; many a plastic spoon has broken off in the bucket. Metal rice spoons and ladles work very well. There should also be several rubber bowl scrapers to squeegee the thick paint off spoons and ladles, as well as a bucket of water for dirty utensils so that the paint does not dry on them. Figure 2-10 is a clear schematic of a paint mixing area. Stir sticks and kitchen whisks have been used to mix paint for decades, but modern paint shops rely on drills with a paint stirring attachment for mixing paint.
To a certain degree, what we do is still a sort of black art to producers, to constructors, to shop owners. Part of the reason why Scenic Art Studios is successful, is because these professionals trust us; they know that these are complicated images and they know the odds of getting it wrong are high and they trust us to pull it off and make the designer happy. On the other hand, I am in complete awe of modern computer driven automation and lighting systems. To me, that is all voodoo and black magic.