Isometric sketching: a clevis

This video inspired me to suggest a session for the USITT National Conference. We called it “Analog Sketching for the TD.” It shows the drawing of a cleve, from start to finish, using markers. One of the keys to the artist’s process is turning the paper while s/he...

Rogier van der Heide: Why light needs darkness

“Lighting architect Rogier van der Heide offers a beautiful new way to look at the world — by paying attention to light (and to darkness). Examples from classic buildings illustrate a deeply thought-out vision of the play of light around us.”

Measuring with a Scale Ruler

Using a Scale Ruler is one of the most important skills share by both designers and technicians. This video shows my demonstration on how to use a Scale Ruler pdf (free) and a plastic scale ruler to start measuring and marking a Scale Ruler Worksheet my students need...

Light Plots via Origami

I will be presenting “Lighting Plots via Origami” at the Georgia Thespian Conference, aka ThesCon. Date/time to be announced. How easy, or hard, is it to figure out what lighting units you need to cover your stage? I have do this fun presentation about how...