Part of the Stagecraft Without a Theatre Curriculum

Scenic Painting

Created by Holly Beardsley and Karen Loftus

Students identify and practice some basic painting techniques.

The overview lays out the objective of the unit, the timeline and list of lessons, and assessment plan.
1: Gridding Project
Students experiment with the scaling technique of gridding as a way to enlarge a smaller image and mimic the technique scenic painters use to create backdrops.
2: Painting Techniques
Students analyze and explore painting techniques.
3: Research Project: Scenic Painting
To continue exploring elements of painting techniques.

Standards Addressed

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