Paper Work

The script is the paperwork of the author to the audience. It just takes to rest of us to bring that paperwork to life. The creative team uses the script to discover what the author wishes to say. But then, we need to communicate how we wish to say our interpretation,...

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...

Scale Ruler, how to measure.

A quick how-to on using an architect scale ruler and completing a Scale Ruler worksheet for Drafting in scale. Reading and/or measuring with a scale ruler is a basic skill required for many involved with design and/or technical theater. A copy of the worksheet and the...

Scale Ruler Worksheet

Would you like the answer key to the worksheet? I’ve created one with all the measurements already filled in. While you can certainly make your own key, this is simply a time saver. It’s also exact as I made the key in the CAD program I created the sheet...

Shop Drawings for Platforming

Seen here is the shop drawing for out folding platform. When you take a closer look, you will see the cut list and the shopping list on the right. The ground plan view is to the left, front view on top-left and the end of the platform is on top, to the right. After...