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Now Hiring Technical Staff: Leavenworth Summer Theatre

LST is looking for the following technical and artistic staff for our 2019 summer season. Technical Director / Lighting Designer LST has an excellent opportunity for a Tech Director to supervise all technical aspects of our summer production season. We produce three shows in two venues, with staggered openings throughout July and then playing in repertory through September 1. more… Scenic Painter / Lead Charge Artist LST has an opportunity for a talented scenic artist to create and implement all scenic and deck treatments for our 2019 summer season. This will be a complete scenic treatment for Hello, Dolly! and Pirates of Penzance, and any remedial or touchup treatment on our existing Sound of Music set. more… To apply: Please send the following materials...

How to Age and Distress Wood

BY: GARETH BRANWYN (MAKEZINE.COM) I’ve recently been learning how to do weathering for scale models and gaming miniatures, so when I bumped into Eloy Escagedo’s video on Facebook, on how to distress wood, it immediately caught my attention. I’m now fascinated by all methods of weathering, aging, distressing, regardless of the scale of the thing being aged. In Eloy’s video, he shows you a number of the common techniques used in wood distressing and the tools needed to achieve them. The main tools he uses are: hammer (for denting), a drywall saw (for scrapping and scratching), an awl (for creating bug and worn holes), a chain (for adding randomized dents, bumps, and dings), a steel brush (for adding micro-scratching), an angle grinder (for deep gouging and shaping), and finally, a blow torch...