Scene Design Alum Creates Realistic Faux Grass

In an article for the Guild of Scenic Artists, RACHEL CLAXTON (BFA, Scene Design, ’12) explains a process she developed at the Actors Theatre of Louisville to create realistic faux grass. Rachel is the Scenic Charge artist at Actors Theatre.

Over the past few years I’ve been asked to do more and more grass floors and have tried carpets, astroturfs, and homosote as bases, all with varying degrees of success. But after working on a recent design in this year’s Humana Festival, I’ve finally figured out my favorite technique!

Source: Who wants green grass anyway? – Guild of Scenic Artists