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...

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

This set in introductory instructions in creating a light plot is the result of a request for help from one of our mailing list members. Start with a small ground plan of the theater space you are working in. Add the area, person, set you are going to light. Draw an...