The set design company Ras Escenografías used Rosco Scenic Paints to create beautiful backdrops for the Carnival celebrations in Cádiz Spain.
Thanks to a special connection, one lucky ballet school received a magical, growing Christmas tree for their production of “The Nutcracker” – painted by acclaimed scenic designer Alain Vaes!
Scenic artists at Arizona Theatre Company explain how they used Rosco Off Broadway Paints to tone & age their set for a production of “Fences.”
Master Carpenter for the L.A. Pierce College Theatre Department, John H. Jones creates a plank wood floor with Rosco Scenic Paint!
Scenic artist Angelique Powers shares her technique for creating a bold and powerful scenic backdrop & groundcloth for a production of “Earthquakes in London.”
Scenic Designer Tammy Honesty and her scenic painter Ely Mattson describe how they successfully used Rosco CrystalGel to prime some powder coated corrugated steel so they could paint it for a production of Andrew Lippa’s “Wild Party.”
Acclaimed Scenic Painter, Ziska Childs, shares how she used Rosco Supersaturated scenic paint to update a central scenic element in the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker.
Scenic Artist Donna Wymore describes how she turned a splotchy pink backdrop into a sugary candyscapy by attaching candy-shaped scenic pieces to the drop with Rosco CrystalGel.
With limited budgets, prop designers are always on the hunt for antiques crying out for a makeover. This explains why they’ve always got their eyes peeled for unique finds at garage/rummage/yard/estate sales. If they can find an affordable piece of furniture that matches the style/time-period of the project they’re designing for, they can probably reuse,…
Heidi Hoffer is a scenographer, scenic designer and lighting designer for theatre, opera & musicals, and a professor of design at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Theatre. She was a Fulbright Scholar in South Africa for 13 months to research, design shows, review curricula, conduct professional workshops, and teach theatre classes. Below Heidi shares her experience…