How do you paint something like that?

People outside of the scenic art department here in design realisation often ask us: ‘how do you paint something like that?’.  Jennie Leach, one of our 3rd year students has just finished painting this portrait for this term’s opera double bill which opens soon in our Silk Street Theatre. 

Jennie's Portrait

Here’s a short film showing you stage by stage how the painting was created.  I can tell you it looks even more impressive in person!

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