Apr 15, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog: March 2019 Edition 
    
2019-2020 Catalog: March 2019 Edition [ARCHIVED]

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TA 45 SCENE PAINTING

3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
This course introduces students to techniques and materials used in the painting of scenery for the stage. Students learn techniques of faux painting, trompe l’oeil (trick the eye), and decorative motifs for theater. This course will include use of brush, roller, spray gun, texturing, rock background, wood graining, wallpaper, masonry, scenic backdrops and other scene painting techniques. Students study of the principles of color, paint mixing techniques, as well as the various types of paints used in the theater. Procedures for safe material usage and disposal are also covered. TA 45 was formerly offered as TA 145. NR



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