HARD SCENERY

 

LARGE SCALED BOOKS- LIGHT BOXES
 

DIRECTOR: PIPER GOODEVE

SCENIC DESIGN: BRIAN DUDKIEWICZ

SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: RACHEL LANGLEY

ASST. SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: CHRISTINA MCCORMICK

SCENIC ART INTERNS: JESS NOTARIUS, CHRISTINA COZAD

PROCESS: Spines + pages lit up to simulate marquee lights, and various parts of titles lit up.

-Created pounces for all covers and spines. 

-Painted all spines and pages as tranclucencies on muslin.

-wrapped on Sono tube to get curve- pounces used to create light boxes. 

-Covers skim coated, primed, based

-used cut rollers for texture w/ glazes

-used pounces, details hand painted

-sealed x2 w/ flat

-pages were muslin wrapped on luan (some with cut outs)

-used wash w/ cut chip brush (basically graining) for pages

 

AGED WALLS AND TILE FLOOR

ONCE

DIRECTOR: MICHAEL BARESSE
SCENIC DESIGNER: MEREDITH RIES

SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: EMILY ROSENCRANTZ

ASST. SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST:RACHEL LANGLEY

SCENIC ART INTERN: BECCA NIPPER

PROCESS:

WALLS: Prime, Base, Tape out, brush on glazes/water, sponge and rag for continued aging and distressing 

FLOOR: Prime, base light grey, rag roll grey and white, lay out grid for green lines, base green lines, rag roll green lines with light green, line every three inches both directions with FEV, stamp tiles, heavier on first pass with darker tinted colors, lighter on second pass with desired colors to create dimension, seal whole deck, distress and create "beer stains" with shellac

 

ABSTRACT SHADOW FLOOR AND WALLS

WEST SIDE STORY

DIRECTOR: TIM FORT
SCENIC DESIGNER: RUSSELL PARKMAN

SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: RACHEL LANGLEY

ASST. SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: BECCA NIPPER

SCENIC ART INTERN: BROOKE STURDIVANT

PROCESS:

Prime, base, measure and snap lines, paint in brush strokes (meant to have rough sketchy feel, as if one long quick brush stroke), paynes grey and black sprays, seal semi-gloss (floors) and flat (walls)

 

SHOW DECK AND PLATFORM

SHAKUNTALA

JAMES MADISON UINIVERSITY, 2015

DIRECTOR: SNEHAL DESAI
SCENIC DESIGNER: RICHARD FINKELSTEIN

SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: SARAH PHILLIPS

SCENIC ARTISTS: RACHEL LANGLEY, MEG HOLDEN, LEILA SPOLTER, CODY EDWARDS

PROCESS:

-Base blue

-spray green leaf texture using stencils

-"confetti" shapes brushed in

-gold paisley shapes laid out and lined

-flower added

-seal over whole stage

 

GEOMETRIC ART DECO FLOOR, HARD COVER WALLS

THE WILD PARTY

JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY, 2016

DIRECTOR: KATE ARECCHI
SCENIC DESIGNER: JOHN HOBSON

SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: RACHEL LANGLEY

SCENIC ARTISTS: MEGAN HOLDEN, SARAH PHILLIPS, EMILY CYR, CAILIN LINDSAY

FLOOR PROCESS:

-Base floor black

-measure and lay out lines with chalk

-base lines with yellow

-line with gold

-seal whole floor with semi-gloss (x2 coats)

WALL PROCESS

-spray paint corrugated plastic sheeting

-Base wood detail w/ dark grey

-sponge all gold (dark, light, straight gold)

-seal

-touch ups once bolted together

 

WET BLEND STAIRCASE AND WALLS

MAMMA MIA

DIRECTOR: TIM FORT
SCENIC DESIGNER: HOWARD JONES

SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: CHRISTINA McCORMICK

ASST. SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: REBECCA BEAUDOIN-LEMMER

SCENIC ART APPRENTICE: RACHEL LANGLEY
SCENIC SWING INTERN: SAMANTHA MEYERS

PROCESS:

Prime, base, create stucco texture by spraying paint and JC mixture through pneumatic hopper, knock down peaks with putty knife, wet blend blue to purple (facing downstage) and yellow to pink (facing onstage), wet blend 4 glazes over all, dirty water spray over all, dry brush highlight, spray sealer.

 

HOT BOX

GUYS AND DOLLS

DIRECTOR: MALCOM EWEN
SCENIC DESIGNER: HOWARD JONES

SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: BRIAN CHARLES THOMAS

ASST. SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: SAMUEL VAWTER

SCENIC ART INTERN: RACHEL LANGLEY

PROCESS:

Base lavender, sponge wet blend hot pink, orange, purple, 2 coats silver and gold, shade. 
Uprights: stars made using stencil and gold glitter paint

Headder: text added using pounce 

MET: IN PURSUIT OF FASHION 

KONDUIT INC.

SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: KEELEY STADLER

SCENIC ARTISTS: RACHEL LANGLEY, EMILY BALDASARA, DAVID MORTELLITO

PROCESS:

-Frames w/ foam received from carpenters. 

-Use wire foam cutter to cut foam on angle. 

-Use palm & belt sander to smooth

-skim coat & patch with "pink mix" (plaster weld, 30 min JC powder, water)

-3 coats of resin & Aquaveil, sanding as each layer dried. 

-quick skim coat of pink mix on any large disparities

-skim coat of hot mix

-sand

-test fit platforms & sand/patch to match

-skim coat lower section

-x2 coats Aqualock white on top section, black on lower section

-after installation, patched seams & painted

-touch ups

DIANA

INFINITE SCENIC

SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: MARTINA RODRIGUEZ

SCENIC ARTIST: RACHEL LANGLEY

PROCESS:

PEARLESCENT: x2 coats pearlescent paint, light coat rose gold details.

ULTRAMARINE MIRRORS: x2 coats ultramarine, checking for drips, x2 coats gloss.

Scenic Designer & Scenic Artist

South Western, Virginia

rachellangleyw@gmail.com

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