All Levels

Assistant: Lisa Summers


During this one-week course, participants will learn techniques and methods used by generations of theatre scenic artists.


In this course you will learn and expand on the following skills:

  • Train in the use and safe handling of materials and tools.

  • Learn about colour theory.

  • Gain confidence mixing scenic paints.

  • Acquire skills in chemical compatibility.

  • Experiment with marbling techniques.

  • Create brick and concrete facades.

  • Develop wood graining skills.

  • Create effective aging and break down.

  • Paint using many different methods on different materials.


At the end of this course you will have examples of all of these techniques that you may take home with you.


The low student-to-teacher ratio in each of these courses ensures instruction is geared to the participant's skill level and experience. Please indicate your related experience when you register.

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Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Brunswick Centre

(located adjacent to Factory163,

        163 King Street, Stratford N5A 4S2

Target enrollment: 8 students

For more information, contact:
Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor

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