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by: Leola Gutmann I


Leola Gutmann I
U of L
GPA 3.55

Garry Brown

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Leola Gutmann I on Friday October 23, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to TA 240 at University of Louisville taught by Garry Brown in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 19 views. For similar materials see /class/228348/ta-240-university-of-louisville in Theater Arts at University of Louisville.


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Date Created: 10/23/15
October 22 2009 Standard scenic at The larger the at is the harder it is to keep square Add a diagonal brace Piece of one by put in at a 45 degree angle 7 put two of these one on the top and one on the bottom of the at on the same side Triangle is the strongest geometric shape If you are really really concerned about the at put braces in all four corners Soft covering ats Put muslin on 7 glue edges hand staple on the inside edge of the frame 7 pull it taut when you staple it down but not too tight Once the glue is dry you take the staples out and size it Once you get a really big tall scenic at it becomes difficult to control TV or Hollywood at Everything is built on edge 7 same thing as scenic at but don t need cornerblocks and keystones Stronger great for hard covering Takes up too much space really hard to add angles Easy to screw to the oor easy to screw to another at Framing members every two feet horizontally and vertically for a real Hollywood at Here we do vertical pieces every four feet Toggles at two foot intervals or 28 intervals Wherever there is a seam on a Hollywood at we turn the piece at instead of on edge so the we can add the lauan and attach properly Door opening in wall Woo I I Door opening Return or reveal 7 thickness piece added to the door frame to make the walls look thick and adds support for the door Dependent vs independent scenery Dependent 7 cannot operate by itself ieattach the door directly to the at Independent 7 can operate by itself 7 door comes attached to a frame that you set into the door opening Same thing with window units Figure out what you need and up it by 10 for scrap in case someone fucks up With the door frame you have to make sure there are plenty of supports and you have to think about covering it headet Other ways to build doors Break the doorway into different pieces make the at into two or three ats 7 works really well with Hollywood ats Jog 7 small at that is 1218 wide or less 7 usually a spacer piece Be careful when adding extra walls 7 sometimes we addjogs to break up long unbroken lines How do you do extra stufflike making the door frame an arch instead of a rectangle Sweep arched doorwa Easiest way is to make a ller piece build the at like normal then cut the sweep piece and drop it in Reveal for an archway 7 how do you do that Use a exible material like lauan When you are counting materials estimate and estimate a little high Figure out what you need and up it by 10 for scrap in case someone fucks up Make a cut list Cornerblocks 7 cut A plywood at 9 wide then cut the squares at 9 then cut them in half Keystones cut A ply at 3 wide and 9 long Minimize amount of cuts you have to make to coVer the at with the lauan 3 ats at 4 x 12 and 4 ats at 6 x 12 Scenic aw How much material


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