Introduction to Scenic Art

Introduction to Scenic Art and/or Advanced Scenic Art can be taken as part of the Theatre Production Arts certificate.
Dates:  AUGUST 12 - 16, 2019


During this introductory 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.

The course fee covers the cost of basic materials.

PACKAGE DEALS - Take multiple courses and save!

Combine either of these courses with other one-week courses and you will save $50 for each additional one-week course you take. This discount is good for up to 3 courses.

How to take advantage of our package deal offer: If you are interested in two, three or four courses, register and pay the deposit for those courses. Our registrar will calculate the discount and invoice you for the balance owing via PayPal.

Or take five one-week courses for only $1,800 and earn the Off the Wall Theatre Production Arts Certificate. This is a discount of $135 for each course!

If you are interested in the Theatre Production Arts certificate, simply click the register button here.


Cost: $495 (Introduction)

Day and time: 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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