Shop Drawings for Platforming

Shop Drawings for Platforming

After completing the cut list, you’ll want to stack you various sizes of wood in the order that you will lay it out. This reduces the risk of using the wrong length on the wrong side. Notice that the only tools out are the ones that will be used in assembling our...
Lighting  Board Notes

Lighting Board Notes

From Wikipedia:Principles of lighting  There are many general principles to lighting a stage, although to allow for artistic effect, no hard and fast rules can ever be applied. The principles of lighting include: Illumination: The simple ability to see what is...
Light Plots

Light Plots

Add the area, person, set you are going to light. Draw an arrow for each direction you would like a light to shine from. Create a drawing for each different set. Sometimes this can create a very crowded drawing. In that case, you can separate the lights and drawings...
Scale

Scale

When we use “scale” we are enabling us to use a small drawing to diagram a larger project. If we wanted an extremely accurate drawing of an object, we would draw a picture of it at Full Scale. That is, draw it full size. For every foot of object you would...

Drawing Lines

Horizontal Lines The simplest is the T-Square. Remember that straight edge I mentioned about the drawing board? Well, here’s where it comes in. You take the “T” of the T-Square and hold it against the straight edge of the board. You can slide the...