• Cloud mural July 26, 2021
    Looking for an artist to paint a large cloud heaven like backdrop for early next month. Willing to fly the right artist to Miami to complete the job.  
  • Scenic Artist July 24, 2021
    Global Scenic Services is a well established scene shop in Bridgeport, CT specializing in all phases of fabrication of scenic elements for live events, themed entertainment and Broadway theater. We have been providing quality workmanship for over 15 years and are committed to maintaining our high standards of excellence. This is a non-union position. QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Scenic Artist July 18, 2021
    Job Dates Permanent Pay 17.00 per hour biweekly Scenic Artist needed for fast paced Events Company based in St. Louis Missouri Job Responsibilities: • Touch up paint on previously built units and furniture that have had their surfaces scratched, stained or damaged. • Theatrical scenic painting: marbling, wood graining, stone work, brick work and adding
  • Muralist/Scenic Painter July 18, 2021
    Job Dates Full-Time Pay $15-$20/hr Creative Works is seeking a muralist/scenic painter. This position will operate within our paint department under the direction of the Paint Lead. The ideal applicant is more than just a hobbyist or commercial house painter. They are an artist at heart who is skilled at creating immersive environments and other
  • Scenic Artist July 13, 2021
    The job involves the following: Painting and preparing props and scenic walls for events Assisting the paint department Able to work 30-40 hrs per week Able to work weekends and weekdays and nights   Must have: Transportation   The following skills and experience are preferred : Stagehand experience Theater experience Live Event experience   Contact:

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  • Re: Re: Wrapping scenery for transport June 7, 2019
    I worked for one shop in Chicago that split pool noodles in 1/2 and put them between the flats on the corners. It was all local or regional trucking . Ellen
    Ellen Jones
  • Re: Re: Wrapping scenery for transport June 6, 2019
    To me it really depends on the finish. If it is a gloss finish -like a floor in 4×8 panels we stack face to back. Make sure you have had 48 hours minimum dry time for good curing. For flats with texture or any crush-able surface we do a stand off frame so the flats […]
    Carole Payette
  • Re: Re: Harpsichord Refinishing June 5, 2019
    Thank you for the advice. I really didn’t want to have to strip the lid. At this point it’s just the lid that needs repaired, however, its up in the air about whether or not we’re fixing it. Fingers crossed that we don’t because I like staying away from oils and solvents on the job […]
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  • Re: Re: Spanish Moss ideas? June 1, 2019
    Or maybe this place.
  • Re: Re: Spanish Moss ideas? June 1, 2019
    Is buying this moss out of your budget? We did a show recently and we got it by the cubic foot from a floral supply place. We used it in two ways. One was dipping it in flexbond and squeezing out the excess then draping it and letting it dry. Worked a treat.”Sealed” it and […]


  • Favorite Tools to Buy, Find or Make June 21, 2021
    Theater artisans are renowned for making up or repurposing items and products.  When the item we really need is just not out there to be purchased or found, we invent what we need.  I’ve been at the Children’s Theatre Company for 32 years, and we frequently make up tools to help streamline a process.  Often […]
  • 2021 Webinar Summit: Scenic Artists Offstage May 1, 2021
    Join us May 16 for an afternoon webinar summit highlighting professionals from industries including film/TV, decorative finishing, historic architectural conservation, large-scale murals, and industrial hygiene. We’ll feature demonstrations, stories, and helpful windows into industries where your skills and interests as a Scenic Artist can find diverse applications. Cost: FREE (attendance limited) You’ll Learn How to […]

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  • Webinar – Yoga for Scenics August 9, 2021
    This all-levels yoga practice will help bring awareness to our bodies to counter the tension and fatigue built up from your long days at work. We will explore and focus on postures catering towards your hands, wrists, shoulders, low back and hamstrings. Take this time to chill, nurture and stretch yourselves out and honor your […]


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