How I made walls bleed for Medea: For a recent production of Medea, the walls of the set needed to bleed as Medea murders her children. After trying several methods, I settled on a VARI-LITE® VL1000TS™ with an Apollo “Yarn” gobo. By closing the lower shutter completely with the yarn gobo oriented vertically, I slowly opened the shutter as the fixture moved down the wall, colored in blood red. This gave the look of streaks of blood trickling down the wall. As it hit the floor and continued ...

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