Create Realistic Faux Dirt That Travels Well & Installs Easily

Brigitte Bechtel is a scenic artist whose paintbrushes have taken her from Boston, MA to Tucson, AZ, and beyond! While working at The Arizona Theatre Company, she discovered a delightful new...

Angelique Powers July 25, 2019 Questions?

Painting Murals For A Public Art Tour With Off Broadway Paint

In Fall 2018, Fresco Exchange, an organization whose aim is “to promote and connect artists on an international scale,” brought together muralists from Latin America and the US to embark on a public...

Angelique Powers May 16, 2019 Questions?

A Magical Adventure To An Invisible Blue Moon Created With Rosco Fluorescent Paints

Tim Parati has worked as a Scenic Designer and Resident Scenic Artist at Children's Theatre of Charlotte for 15 years. Working at a theatre for young audiences requires him to create some pretty far...

Jenny Knott April 23, 2019 Questions?

The Painted Pianos Of Glasgow Piano City

I was invited to do a workshop at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCoS) by Gary Fry, Lecturer - Scenic Art. Tom Binns, the Project Coordinator for Glasgow Piano City (GPC), was one of the...

Jenny Knott April 16, 2019 Questions?

A Blueprint For Successful UV Effects

Paul Yeates is an Assistant Professor of Lighting & Scenic Design at Idaho State University who I first met during a Teachers Training For Scenic Painting course at Cobalt Studios. Paul had a strong...

Jenny Knott March 14, 2019 Questions?

Supersaturated vs. Off Broadway Paint – A Comparison

Throughout our painting adventures, many of us have used Rosco paint products on one project or another. Maybe, while choosing which paint products to use, questions about the differences in Rosco...

Angelique Powers January 31, 2019 Questions?

Nine “Don’ts” When It Comes To Flame Retarding Scenery

As Scenic Artists, our main job is to “Execute the designer’s ideas and concepts of a show using a myriad of techniques like painting, carving and texture work.” However, we also have a second job –...

Angelique Powers January 03, 2019 Questions?

Creating Nutcracker Magic With Rosco LitePad

While complex stage elements and lighting can provide outstanding visual effects on stage, the little details are just as important in captivating the audiences’ imagination. A perfect example of...

Tatiana Massano November 13, 2018 Questions?

Avoid “Pink Shirt Syndrome!” Learn How To Make Convincing Bloody Costumes That Won’t Stain Everything Else

Costume Artist Denise Wallace-Spriggs is back with another fantastic use for Rosco CrystalGel! She has used CrystalGel in many of her projects as costume craft artisan/dyer at the Huntington Theatre...

Jenny Knott October 23, 2018 Questions?

3 Useful Scenic Solutions Using Rosco CrystalGel

There’s no denying that CrystalGel is a great product. There’s hardly a substrate that it won’t adhere to, and you can always count on it to make a great faux stained-glass window or if you need to...

Angelique Powers October 04, 2018 Questions?