The paint department alters surfaces to look different, aged, or as if made of other materials.
The Painting department works closely with the Construction department, from painting a large background surface, to applying fine specialist finishes such as replica marbling and graining effects to sets.
Entry Level & In-demand
What kind of jobs are available?
What those who work in this department usually bring to the work.
- Craft/Artistry knowledge.
- Aerial Boom/Scissor lift.
- Occupational First Aid.
- Painting work experience, work experience in painting for stage, film, television or commercials.
Sign Painter / Fabricator
Scenic Artist (Paint)
Scenic Artist / Plasterer / Sign Writer
Key Scenic Artist (Paint)
Head Scenic Artist / Lead Hand (Paint)
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