Creating Realistic Themed Scenery & Props Using Rosco Supersat Paints

Becca Spall is a London-based scenic artist and propmaker who works for the Merlin Entertainments Studios. She and her team there are responsible for the creation and maintenance of all theming,...

Brittney Pecor December 14, 2023 Questions?

How to Create Durable, Vibrant, and Water-Resistant Halloween Décor

For 26 years, Dawn and Mike Stanley have been transforming their Southern California block into different Disneyland rides to raise money for Camp Pendelton’s Marine Regiment. This year’s theme,...

Brittney Pecor October 26, 2023 Questions?

Adaptive Halloween Costumes For Children With Disabilities

For the past nine years, the architecture and engineering firm RS&H has partnered with The Center for Independent Living in Jacksonville, FL to provide custom-built Halloween costumes for children...

Brittney Pecor October 05, 2023 Questions?

An Ode To Paynes Grey – A Scenic Artist’s Love For Off Broadway Paint

Rosco met Scenic Artist Annika Radovcich, the self-proclaimed “#1 fan of Paynes Grey,” at the USITT tradeshow in 2023. Her love for the color became apparent as she spoke fondly of it and showed off...

Brittney Pecor September 28, 2023 Questions?

3 Reasons Why Scenic Paint Outperforms Hardware Store Paint On Stage

Rebecca Grazi is a Connecticut-based artist specializing in portraiture and scenic painting. She recently had the opportunity to use Rosco Off Broadway Scenic Paint to bring two set pieces to life...

Brittney Pecor June 08, 2023 Questions?

Rosco CrystalGel – An Out Of This World Primer For Painting Foam & Synthetics

Scott Roewer, the founder of The Organizing Agency, contacted us for advice about how to paint a “herd of foam aliens” for the Halloween display he was working on. Having seen the type of Halloween...

Joel Svendsen October 28, 2021 Questions?

How To Create Large-Scale Papier-Mâché Scenery

Set against the backdrop of 1920s Appalachia, DARLIN’ CORY is a haunting new musical by Playwright & Novelist Phillip DePoy and Sugarland's Grammy Award®-winning frontman, Kristian Bush. To create...

Joel Svendsen October 12, 2021 Questions?

Use This FoamCoat Technique To Create Your Next Sculpture

Sculptor and Designer Dan Schneiger has developed a sculptural technique that incorporates a variety of reclaimed materials into what appear to be monolithic cast pieces. Rosco FoamCoat™ has enabled...

Joel Svendsen July 08, 2021 Questions?

The Anything But A Paintbrush Challenge

One popular assignment that many scenic instructors give to their students is the “Anything But A Paintbrush” project. The goal is to get scenic artists thinking about how to create different...

Joel Svendsen April 22, 2021 Questions?

How To Mix Earth Tone Paint Colors

There are several earth tones available in each of Rosco’s scenic paint lines: Off Broadway, Supersaturated, and Iddings Deep Colors. It is helpful, however, to know how to mix earth tone paint...

Joel Svendsen January 14, 2021 Questions?