Scenic Studios is a Melbourne based company and has been trading for over 40 years, specialising in theatrical painting of scenic backdrops and theatre scenery. It offers a high level of craftsmanship in all fields of scenic art and also manufactures scenic paints and hires scenic backdrops and drapes.
The company’s scenic hire range includes over 200 backdrops which are professionally painted and give depth to the scene to allow for lighting tricks and ambience. The standard size, 12m wide x 6m drop, fits most theatres and school auditoriums.
Scenic Studios says a good backdrop will set the scene or create the atmosphere you desire for your performance. Many different themes are available, from traditional productions such as Oliver!, The Lion King, Seussical and Beauty and the Beast, to ballrooms, circuses, forests and gardens. All can be found on the company’s website www.scenicstudios.com.au - under backdrop hire.
The company also has sequin drapes, slash curtains, lame curtains and crush velvet drapes.
The scenic paints it supplies are designed to paint theatre backdrops and scenery. There are 28 colours to choose from, with special paints such as texture, canvas / surface primers and stage black.
The company ships paint and hires backdrops Australia wide.