Set Painting

Curriculum Guideline

Effective Date:
Course
Discontinued
No
Course Code
STGE 1202
Descriptive
Set Painting
Department
Stagecraft & Event Technology
Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Credits
2.00
Start Date
End Term
Not Specified
PLAR
Yes
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
25
Contact Hours
48 hrs. per semester
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Lab
Methods Of Instruction

Students will receive 1 - 1 ½ hours of lecture/demonstration followed by 2 ½ - 3 hours of studio that includes independent work and one-on-one instruction.

Course Description
This course introduces students to the techniques and materials of set painting. Students will develop skills in lay-in texturing color mixing, and layout.
Course Content

The Design Relationship:

  • set designer
  • scenic artist
  • set painter

Scenic Materials

  • types of paint and uses
  • brushes and applicators
  • fabrics
  • care of equipment
  • hazards and safety

Techniques

  • color mixing
  • lay-in texturing and surfaces

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the successful student should be able to:

  1. Describe basic techniques and materials for set painting.
  2. Develop skills in lay-in texturing, color mixing, and layout.
Means of Assessment
Attitude as indicated by: work habits, safety, cleanliness and housekeeping 10%
7 projects that demonstrate skills in the fundamentals of scenic painting 70%
Final project that combines the elements of instruction 20%
TOTAL  100%
Textbook Materials

A list of recommended textbooks and materials is provided on the Instructor’s Course Outline, which is available to students at the beginning of each semester.

Example:  Paint brushes will be available for purchase at the first class.

Prerequisites

Acceptance to Stagecraft Program or permission of the Stagecraft Program Coordinator.