The Two Week Course
An Introduction to Scenic Painting and Scenic Art
This course is designed for those who would like a thorough introduction to scenic painting. It offers the chance to learn a number of skills and techniques over a short space of time, without the commitment of time and money required for the intensive course. Students who would like to take their training further can take additional modules from the skills weekends and cloth painting weeks.
Week One
Over the first week students will learn the following skills • Basic decoration and wallpapering • Distressed finishes and ageing techniques • Oak woodgrain • Simple marbling • Corrugated galvanised rusty metal • Painted gold and gilding • Vacuum formed brickwork and bricks made using texture and tape.
Week Two
The second week will be spent painting a small backdrop based on an old master drawing or painting.