Theatre 1001 Exam 3

  1. Painting technology available after WWII
    Water based paints, powdered pigments, pots of heated glue (binder)
  2. a material that imparts color to a paint or dye
  3. the liquid medium in which pigments, fillers, and binders are suspended to create a paint mixture; after the paint is applied, this evaporates
  4. most common types of vehicle available
    Water and oil
  5. adhesive that bonds the pigment and filler to the painted surface
  6. water-base paint with a binder based in soy protein or milk
    Casein paint
  7. binder used to prevent the dye from bleeding or spreading
    Polyvinyl acetate (PVA)
  8. painted binded in synthetic liquid plastic with the flexible qualities of rubber
    Latex paint
  9. A material that creates opacity (covering power) in paint
  10. To pour paint back and forth between buckets to ensure a complete and uniform mix
    Boxing paint
  11. attempting to spread paint when there is not enough on the brush
  12. Can enhance the color they cover
    Paint finishes
  13. Paint that is much thinner than house paint
    Scenic paint
  14. Environmental concerns of storing paints
    • Heat
    • Freeze
  15. most common paint applicator
  16. metal part of a brush that binds the bristle to the handle
  17. Used to paint narrow, straight lines of varying width
    Lining sticks
  18. painting in "x"s
  19. provides the illusion of texture by creating an irregular, multihued base
  20. Painting with a feather duster
    Feather Dusting
  21. process of applying small drops of paint to a surface
  22. To apply a heavier texture to the scenery by loading an applicator with paint and touching to the scenery
  23. Painting with a brush that holds very little paint
    Dry brush
  24. Can be gently pressed against the scenery to create an irregularly textured pattern
  25. large moveable objects such as furniture, lamps, rugs, stoves, tree stumps, swings, etc.
    Set Props
  26. Small items handled or carried by actors such as books, papers, dishes, fans, lanterns, etc...
    Hand props
  27. Items used to enhance the setting but not specifically touched or used by the actors such as windows, curtains, pictures, knickknacks, and books in a bookcase are all examples of this category
    Decorative Props
  28. The decorative props used for (or the action of) enhancing the setting of a theatre production
    Set dressing
  29. Ways to acquire props
    Build, borrow, rent, buy
  30. Items used to simulate actual props for a show during rehearsal process; actual props are normally introduced at the end of rehearsal process to reduce the wear and tear on them before seen onstage
    Rehearsal props
  31. Complete listing of all the props needed for the show
    Prop plot
  32. Set up offstage to keep props on until they are used onstage
    Prop Table
  33. Furniture kept in storage to be re-used again and again
    Stock furniture
  34. Fabric that is placed over furniture
  35. Top horizontal curtain that covers the curtain rod
  36. Heavy vertical curtain framing window or opening
  37. thin gauze curtain hanging across window opening to soften sunlight and obscure view into rooms
  38. One of the oldest and cheapest craft techniques
    Papier Mache
  39. Thin plastic heat formed around a mold with the use of a vacuum
    Vacuum Forming
  40. Can be used to create multiple copies of a wide variety of objects
  41. Plaster of paris in semiliquid state, dries to a hardened plaster finish
  42. Cutting foam into molding shapes
    Hot-wire cutter
  43. Warming plastic until it becomes flexible enough to bend
    Heat forming
  44. Formed by coating glass fiber with polyester or epoxy resin
  45. Skeletal structure to hold covering materials in desired shape or alignment
  46. modifying the appearance of a prop to suggest age and show wear-and-tear on the object
  47. a lens with one flat and one outward-curving face
    Plano-convex lens
  48. Lens cut on the plano side; lighter, more efficient
    Step lens
  49. Step lens with the glass cut from the convex side; creates a soft, diffused light
  50. to soften the appearance of light by using a translucent filtering element to scatter the rays
  51. Three parts to a lamp
    • Base
    • Filament
    • Envelope (bulb)
  52. light-producing element of a lamp; usually made of tungsten wire
  53. Pyrex glass or synthetic quartz container for a lamp filament and gaseous environment
  54. Glass envelope filled with inert gas
    Incandescent lamp
  55. Synthetic quartz envelope filled with a chemically active gas (replenishes tungsten filament)
    Tungsten-halogen lamp
  56. Electric arc produced between two electrodes, not dimmable, used on followspots and some special purpose units
    Arc sources
  57. Plastic color media
  58. Glass color filters for striplights
  59. Reflects unwanted color from light
    Dichroic filters`
  60. Narrow beam capable of traveling long distances
    Ellipsoidal reflector spotlight
  61. Shell of an ellipsoidal reflector spotlight
  62. thin metal template inserted into an ellipsoidal reflector spotlight to project a shadow pattern of light
  63. Ellipsoidal reflector floodlight
  64. high intensity, hard-edged beam of light
  65. Allows the changing of color of a followspot
  66. Mechanical dimming device used in followspots
  67. to rotate an object about its vertical axis
  68. To rotate an object about its horizontal axis; to pan vertically
  69. Putting two or more dimmers/channels under one controller
  70. device that effects a gradual changeover from one circuit to another
  71. Gradual increase; usually from darkness to a predetermined level of brightness
  72. Gradual decrease; usually from a set level of brightness to darkness
  73. A fade-in which the fade-up and fade-out are accomplished at different rates of speed
    Split time fade
  74. Refers to the time interval that the second part of a split time fade follows the first
  75. Designing the light cues
  76. Smallest type of connector
    Edison or parallel blade
  77. An electrical Y that has a female receptacles at the top of the Y and a male plug at the bottom leg of the Y; used to connect two instruments to the same circuit
  78. flow or movement of electrons through a superconductor
    Electrical current
  79. unit of measurement of electrical current
  80. difference in electrical charge between two bodies; measured in volts
    Electrical potential
  81. unit of measurement of electrical potential
  82. Volt
  83. origin of electrical potential, such as a battery or 120-volt wall outlet
  84. device that converts electrical energy into another form of energy
  85. pathway through which the current follows as it flows from the negative to the positive terminal of the source
  86. Opposition to electron flow within a circuit
  87. Ohm's Law
    As voltage increases, current increases; as resistances increases, current decreases
  88. unit of measurement for resistance
  89. Unit of measurement in power
  90. used to determine how much power will be consumed by an electric circuit
    Power Formula
  91. Device used to protect a circuit from overload; has a soft metal strip that melts, breaking circuit continuity
  92. device used to protect a circuit from an overload; has a magnetic device that trips open, breaking circuit continuity
    Circuit breaker
  93. when electron flow is in one direction only
    Direct current
  94. When electron flow periodically changes direction
    Alternating current
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