Drawing by the Scalerule

Initial design ideas for RLTP’s Water by the Spoonful are underway. Inspired by the minimalist work of Appia and Meilziner, and the geometry of modern architectural gardens, I’m exploring the worlds of evocative spaces that serve multi-functions. All amidst a contemplative week of death and birth(days). Enjoying the quiet of woods, despite the frigid cold,Continue reading “Drawing by the Scalerule”

Mirado Black Warrior, back in hand

Following a holiday season of travel, family, friends, and love, I’m back in the proverbial studio with sketches, research and bash models compiling for An Illiad with RLTP. Mirado Black Warrior back in hand. Trusty scale rule at its side. Formal model and ground plan drafting commences tomorrow.

Summer stock wrap up

As the end of July draws near, so to does my own little version of summer stock. Sound of Music has opened and closed. The props have been safely bubble wrapped and loaded into shipping containers for their journey to Jordon. New Phoenix design has been approved, set construction underway next month. And I justContinue reading “Summer stock wrap up”


The hills [of Lewiston] are alive, with The Sound of Music. . Summer [stock] is in full swing up here along the Niagara gorge and we are full swing into Sixteen, Going on Seventeen hours of tech. Halfway thru and all I can simply remember are A Few of my Favorite [spot cues] Things. We’reContinue reading “Do-Ray-Mi-Fa-So-La-Ti-Do”

Tools of the [model box] trade

Where has a month gone? Mr & Mrs Nobody enjoyed a wonderful opening, I began another semester of teaching, I did the lighting design at the wedding of some dear friends, I stage managed a music festival in the woods, and today was the first production meeting for A Couple of Blaguards at Irish ClassicalContinue reading “Tools of the [model box] trade”