Warming It Up While Keeping It Cool

Lighting designer Ryan Terry was designing a production of “Evita” for the Tuscany Theatre Company when he discovered how he could use R66 Cool Blue as a warm wash color. Ryan shared this via his Instagram account and tagged us in the post. We reached out to ask him to share his technique with us,…

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Braq Cubes Light the Runway for TOM*

Many of the styles and fashions men will be wearing this fall/winter made their debut at the Toronto Men’s Fashion Week last March. Located in a vacant 15,000 ft2 art deco store front, the event posed a number of distinct lighting challenges – that were all solved by the Rosco Braq Cube WNC. Event producer…

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Roscolux on Robin Hood the Musical

Michael O’Connor is the resident Lighting Designer at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. AADA recently produced “Robin Hood,” a musical rendition of the infamous thief from Nottingham, which was written and directed by Tony Award-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane. Below Michael tells the tale of how the collaborative process of…

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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!…

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Rosco myColor: Prepare to Get Your Color On!

As Rosco’s Color Product Manager, I am both a working lighting designer, and a self-professed color geek. That’s why I am so excited to announce our new web tool, Rosco myColor. I have personally been using myColor every single day since we got it running in our super-secret internal beta testing lab. Every. Single. Day…

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Spectrum Wavelengths: Bono and The Color Red

Bono and the color red have been thrust onto the stage of my awareness from three different sources recently. This Bono – Red Convergence seemed like just the inspiration we needed to start a series we are calling Spectrum Wavelengths, where we’ll pick a color from the spectrum and examine how it’s being used on…

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