Explore prop making and scenic art
Learn the practical skills required for scenic art, set finishing and prop-making for film and television productions in this five-day hands-on course in the AFTRS state-of-the-art staging workshop and studio.
Scenic art techniques
Learn basic scenic art techniques used in finishing a film set including paint effects and texturing e.g. recreating actual surfaces like wood, marble, sandstone etc.
Prop making skills
Learn prop making skills including colouring, ageing and prop breakdown; and the basics of silicon mould making and casting, and making “stunt double” props.
Insights to the industry
Learn about the relationship between the production designers, prop makers and the scenic art departments
Is the Prop Making & Scenic Art Intensive right for you?
No experience is necessary to do this course, just an interest in film & TV design and a passion for getting your creative juices flowing and your hands dirty! The skills taught in this course are vital for anyone wanting to pursue a film or TV art department career, and will also be useful for anyone working in theatre productions, events and other artistic practice.
You will create a set/scenic piece and prop/s based on a specific design and take away photos of your work, shot in studio on the final day of this course.
What you will need
This is a very practical, hands on course. Enclosed shoes essential and make sure you wear clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty!
This course is only open to students aged 18 +.
Prop Making & Scenic Art Intensive Offerings
This price is available to all Australian screen and broadcast practitioners and includes the early bird discount as it currently more than 28 days from commencement of the course.
This is the standard course price and includes the early bird discount as it currently more than 28 days from commencement of the course.
For more information call 1300 065 281, or register for future offerings.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ** AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled a full refund of course fees will be provided. If you are planning to travel to attend a course, please confirm with us via email that the course will be proceeding before you make your travel bookings. AFTRS is not liable for any travel costs incurred due to course postponement, cancellation, or any other circumstance.
If an attendee wishes to withdraw from a course, they may do so up to 15 days before the course commences and get a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before course commencement will incur a fee.
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