This course introduces students to the techniques and materials of set painting. Students will develop skills in lay-in texturing color mixing, and layout.
The Design Relationship:
- set designer
- scenic artist
- set painter
- types of paint and uses
- brushes and applicators
- care of equipment
- hazards and safety
- color mixing
- lay-in texturing and surfaces
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.
Means of Assessment
|Attitude as indicated by: work habits, safety, cleanliness and housekeeping
|7 projects that demonstrate skills in the fundamentals of scenic painting
|Final project that combines the elements of instruction
Upon completion of this course, the successful student should be able to:
- Describe basic techniques and materials for set painting.
- Develop skills in lay-in texturing, color mixing, and layout.
Acceptance to Stagecraft Program or permission of the Stagecraft Program Coordinator.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
Below shows how this course and its credits transfer within the BC transfer system.
A course is considered university-transferable (UT) if it transfers to at least one of the five research universities in British Columbia: University of British Columbia; University of British Columbia-Okanagan; Simon Fraser University; University of Victoria; and the University of Northern British Columbia.
For more information on transfer visit the BC Transfer Guide and BCCAT websites.
If your course prerequisites indicate that you need an assessment, please see our Assessment page for more information.