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Winifred of Cobalt –8/29/04 – 9/18/18

There’s something about studio cats.  They always become legends.  And so we mark the passing of Winnie.  She came to us as a rescue, overweight, shy and with little function in her legs.  She was sweet and nothing like her predecessors.  Winnie’s health improved with the love and affection she received and she soon became… Read more »

Tools We Use — Netting Stretchers

We were pleased to win a 2017 Technical Invention Prize from OISTAT for our Netting Stretcher. In the entry, Rachel wrote “Often enough, scenic artists need to paint a backdrop which will have a substantial cut-out. No matter what shape, the lower part of the backdrop below the hole needs to be supported.  The standard way to… Read more »

We’re off to USITT next week!

We hope to meet you in St. Louis at the USITT Conference next week! Visit us at our booth # 1233 Click here for more! We can’t wait to meet up with the Guild of Scenic Artists’  (GOSA)representatives who are spearheading the Scenic Artists’ Party!  Visit them at their booth # 1603.  

New Book by Sean o’Skea

Painting for Performance, A Beginner’s Guide to Great Painted Scenery by our dear friend (and Teachers Training Teacher) Sean O’Skea is a must read! It is beautiful, clear, and thorough.

USITT Regional Winter Meeting and Job Fair Jan 2017

Rachel was pleased to attend this Regional Meeting and Job Fair sponsored by USITT last weekend.  She enjoyed giving the workshop on Lettering and Sign painting and was honored to give the Keynote Address on The Continuing Value of Scenic Art. Thank you, USITT!

Winnie