Traditional scenic painting is fast being replaced by projection, inkjet and laser printing. Projectors with high power lumen are costly to hire, large format inkjet and laser printing are also very costly services at this point in time, these are not affordable option for smaller or community theatre companies.
The advancement of inkjet and laser printing technology also allow for printing on different types of fabrics, drapes and textures. It is fast becoming a popular choice for those who needs photorealistic print.
The traditional method of reproduction of backdrops and scenery is still in practice in street wayang and other smaller theatrical community, it is still a much required skill for the texturing of sets and surfaces where projection, inkjet and laser printing just simply can't do the job.
Large scale scenic painting requires a space with high ceiling, good ventilation and the artiste need a have artistic flair, a good knowledge of colour mixing and proportionate image scaling and expanding.
The breaking down and aging of surface and certain material still require the use of conventional scenic painting method.
It is a misconception to think that scenic painting is simply the painting of backdrops.
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