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Purple and Green

Angela Yee from University Covenant Church in Davis, California brings us this great use of contrasting fabrics.

They used two types of fabrics: a polyester lining (chosen because it’s a cheap solid-colored cloth that drapes well), and shimmer organza, which is iridescent (blue-purple and green-red).

They hung the fabrics on their boom and used a steamer to make those wrinkles disappear as they raised the booms.

The lighting was done using their fresnels above and 4 pars to under-light. There were minimal gels — a red one or two to bring out the red in the green shimmer organza, which has red threads in it.

The center opening was made using a griff clip attached to the edge of the fabrics and lifted up with a black rope.

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4 responses to Purple and Green

  1. Johnathan Ness June 21, 2013 at 7:01 pm

    can you post a link to much bigger pictures, also how big is your stage? plus, Great looking stage!

  2. Nice Effect! No easy task hanging fabric and making it work. Glad you posted this….Thanks

  3. Would love to talk to you about your design.

  4. Heather Jones July 7, 2014 at 11:06 am

    Beautiful design with simple but elegant color usage. Where in the design is the polyester lining fabric used, and what is the height of your ceiling that this backdrop is projected over?

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