01 Mar Cutting Foam Core

Cutting foam core can be tedious and tricky but if you have the right equipment, it makes the process a lot easier. A lot depends on the type of foam core you are cutting, as different knives work best on certain types of foam core....

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28 Feb Create a Creative Process

We have tried a variety of different things to enhance our creative process for building sets and creating environments. For now, we've landed on this rhythm. 3 Weeks Out: Email Creative Team About three weeks prior to the start of a new month, I send and e-mail to...

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22 Feb High Reach Hook

We've all been in retail stores where the shirt, sweater, or jacket we want is hanging on the highest hook and we can't access it without a ladder. When I've been in that situation and ask the store clerk for help, they usually get a...

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20 Feb Cricut

While this tool can be quiet expensive, it is a huge time-saver. If at all possible, you'll want to budget for one as it is a wonderful tool that cuts letters & shapes of all sizes....

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18 Feb 48″ Ruler

A ruler seems to be an obvious tool to have in your collection, but it is important when designing sets to have a straight edge long enough to measure and cut large pieces of paper, foam core, poster board, etc. We prefer an aluminum or stainless...

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16 Feb Hot Knife

While insulation foam is a great option for creating backdrops and other elements of a set; cutting it into desired shapes can be tedious. We've found that a hot knife is the best option for carving shapes, letters and other curved pieces of the set....

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18 Nov Projector

Projectors are useful throughout many environments in the context of a contemporary church. We use them in our elementary environment for the obvious reason of projecting images, videos, and live lyrics onto screens as part of our large group production. In addition, we use a...

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