Scenic Artist Certificate

Scenic Artist Certificate

Program Code: 2C18747A

The Scenic Artist Certificate is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency as a Scenic Artist in educational, community and resident theatre venues as well as theme parks, television and motion picture studios. This certificate program requires a total of 35 units of which 29 units are in required courses. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Outcome 1: Demonstrate and evaluate general drawing and painting skills.

Outcome 2: Demonstrate, formulate and assess the principles of color theory and paint mixing.

Outcome 3: Discriminate and evaluate the relationships of pigment color to lighting, costuming, and scenery.

Outcome 4: Differentiate, formulate and select the appropriate paints and finishes as needed for various scenic materials.

Outcome 5: Compare, contrast and choose the appropriate brushes, rollers, and applicators as needed for various scenic materials.

Outcome 6: Identify, explain and evaluate the safe operation of scene painting equipment associated with theatrical productions.

Required courses:
Color Theory
Perspective Drawing and Rendering
Basic Drawing
Introduction to the Theatre
Introduction to Technical Theatre
Scene Painting
Beginning Musical Theatre Production
Required lab courses:
Introduction to Stage Crew Activity
Beginning Stage Crew Activity
Intermediate Stage Crew Activity
Advanced Stage Crew Activity
Beginning Theatre Crafts Lab
Intermediate Theatre Crafts Lab
Advanced Theatre Crafts Lab
Restricted electives:
Introduction to Art
Beginning Painting Lab
Mural and Faux Finishing
Properties: Design and Construction

DISCLAIMER: Data on this page was extracted from the official college catalog on 09/22/2021 and is subject to change. Any student interested in matriculating through the certificate and/or degree program should cross reference the data found on this page against the official catalog and/or meet with a campus counselor.