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August 2, 2014

Recently, I had the opportunity to teach the Summer Technical Intensive class in Scenic Painting offerend through the OSF Education Department.  The class consisted of six high school students with a range of expirience levels.  I decided to give them a crash course in...

June 2, 2014

Our upcoming production of "Into the Woods" in our Elizabethan theatre called for more ornate wool rugs than we had on hand.  To complete the look of the set, the paint shop was tasked with coming up with a treatment to made faux rugs convincing enough to pass as the r...

April 14, 2014

This video shows how the OSF paint shop helped to hide disspearing lights in the floor of the set for "Water by the Spoonful."  These lights do cool tricks/special effects to create a moving waterfall in the floor beneith the actors. 

April 4, 2014

This video takes you to the mooooon! Here, the OSF paint shop shows the process for turning a house into a moonscape.  This house is a major element of The Oregon Shakespeare Festival's upcoming stage adaption of Madeleine L'Engle's young adult book "A Wrinkle in TIme"...

March 17, 2014

This video shows our technique behind the starscape floor of The Oregon Shakespeare Festival's upcoming stage adaption of "A Wrinkle in Time." We used HVLP sprayers and layers of translucent blues to create depth and softness. 

February 26, 2014

In this video I talk about all the work that goes into preparing for opening week on the technical side, especially the paint department's role during tech week. 

February 11, 2014

In this video we go behind the scenes of our upcoming production of The Comedy of Errors with a special spotlight on the use of our vinyl cutter machine for the face of our clock tower. 

January 28, 2014

In this video, I take you on a tour of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's brand new production building out on Talent Avenue.  We are so excited to be some of the first occupants of this fantastic new space and can't wait to show it off.  

December 18, 2013

This week I have been hard at work on the wood treatment for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's upcoming production of The Cocoanuts.  

 

This video shows my technique.  While this wood grain itself was designed to be simple and cartoony, there were five double-sided door...

December 2, 2013

This year's upcoming production of the Marx Brothers' "Cocoanuts" is a walk into a postcard.  Scenic designer and legend, Richard Hay put lots of bright colors and black outlines around this comedy set in a hotel by the sea.  A follow up to last years' "Animal Crackers...

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