It’s Our 5th Blogoversary
We’re Celebrating With Five Days of Prizes For You!

We want to say thank you to all of our loyal Spectrum readers! To celebrate five wonderful years of blog posts filled with color, Rosco-history, the power of light and life behind-the-scenes – we are having a contest that features some of our posts throughout the years and rewards you, our gracious readers, for tuning-in…

Read More

Creating Custom Candle Holders for Hamilton

Jay Duckworth is the props master at the Public Theater in New York who recently mounted Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton – a musical, set in the late 18th century, about Alexander Hamilton. The production called out for custom candles – which then necessitated custom candle holders. Jay and his team created 160 of them out of…

Read More

Recipes for Disaster – A Few Fun Ways to Improve Your Halloween Décor with Rosco

Tough, Textured Tombstones with Rosco FoamCoat Everyone’s seen the inexpensive foam tombstones that you can buy around Halloween. However, if you’re looking for tombstones that will survive more than one season – here is an easy DIY tombstone recipe from our friends at 4D Modelshop in the UK that uses Rosco FoamCoat to make them…

Read More

Thanks For The Memories, A Good-bye Message From Stan Schwartz – Rosco’s Executive Vice President

By Stan Schwartz Remember Bob Hope’s theme song “Thanks For The Memory”? That’s the thought that runs through my mind as my retirement from Rosco approaches.  I’ve been associated with the company for some 35 years.  And I hope everyone reading this has as much delight in their careers as I have had in mine…

Read More

Bone Up on FoamCoat

Styrofoam has become one of the go-to substrates for creating scenic elements on stage, in themed environments and even in museum installations because it is light-weight, inexpensive and readily available. However, there are three major downsides to using foam: it’s fragile, it’s not flame retardant and it soaks up paint like a sponge. Rosco created…

Read More

Top-5 Spectrum Posts of 2012

As 2012 comes to an end, we decided to take a look at our top five Spectrum posts of the year. Our results might not be as humourously tongue-in-cheek as David Letterman’s, but they were interesting and diverse enough that we thought it was worth sharing. #5 Rosco myColor: Prepare to Get Your Color On!…

Read More