Donmar Warehouse June 2014 Director: Lindsey Turner Designer: Rob Howell Lighting Designer: James Farncombe Set Builder: All Scene All Props Challenges and Solutions This set consisted of distressed and peeling boards which we treated before the set was built. Every board was hacked, wire brushed and sanded to bring out its grain before receiving layers of distressed paint. The result is entirely naturalistic.
Our first production we have painted for English National Ballet. We painted 4 Acts and clad the ship and sculpted the figure head. Touring from Oct 2013 Client: English National Ballet Staged by: Anna-Marie Holmes Designer: Bob Ringwood Lighting Designer: Neil Austin Set Builder: Bower Woods Production Services Challenges and Solutions Because this show was touring, we needed to ensure that all the cloths stayed really soft. We chose to use printing inks to paint the cloths, which suited well […]
Glyndebourne Opera House, May 2014 Director: Richard Jones Designer: Paul Steinberg Lighting Designer: Mimi Jordan Sherin Set Builder: Scot Fleary Challenges and Solutions Designer Paul Steinberg wanted a crisp printed feel to this set. There was some thought towards having the designs digitally printed but when this was abandoned we developed our own more artistic and flexible way of hand printing, which fitted the design brilliantly, even for the oversized wood effect in Act 2.