Northern Lights, Falling Snowflakes and Time Travel – Winter Is Coming.

Last year’s Creating A Winter Wonderland Spectrum Post briefly introduced a number of winter-themed effects. Three of the effects mentioned in the post have turned out to be very popular and we’ve gotten a lot of questions about them: The Aurora Borealis for upcoming wintertime productions of Almost, Maine, Falling Snowflakes for winter & holiday…

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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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Creating Daylight In An 11″ Space

By Stan Schwartz The design team for Clybourne Park, this year’s Tony Award winner for Best Play, had a real problem. The upstage wall of the set calls for a kitchen window, through which the audience needs to see daylight.  But there were only 11 inches between the back wall of the set and the…

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All The Colours Of Europe

from Margie Heymann From June 8 until July 1 Europe will be alight with the colors of the team shirts and national flags of the 16 countries competing for the title of UEFA 2012 European Football Champion.  We thought that it would be fun to give each team a color from E-Colour+, our traditional European…

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Spectrum Master’s Palette: Nicolas Fischtel

Softening The Edge Of A Spotlight Beam, While Keeping Intact Its Control And Intensity “Like every designer, I use a lot of different Rosco colors and diffusers in my work . But without a doubt, if I had to choose one filter from the Rosco range,  I would doubtless stick with the R132 (1/4 Hamburg…

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