So in the aftermath of the terrorist act in Boston, sporting events were suspended. Then after they caught the dudes responsible, they made a big bubba hubba about Boston strong. This was all good and I was proud for that city. Then, when they had a chance to shine, they blew it..., big time.
The Red Sox came back to life and had a large crowd complete with Neil Diamond singing at the park etc. It was a spectacular event well caught on all the networks. An outdoor venue…Continue
Let me start of by saying that I love the idea of localized trade shows. I am a huge fan of them. All of the exhibitors are on a level playing field meaning that they have about the same space as each other to show off their latest products and services. Unlike larger trade shows where you can easily be sucked into a massive booth seeing everything that the manufacturer has to offer. Sometimes that is fun, but when you have a limited time frame, you begin to miss out on other…Continue
Hey folks this week is the first step of my rig upgrade this has been in the works for some time. For a few weeks now I have been bidding out a lighting package I have been wanting to take out on the road with me. We always want to give plenty of vendors a chance to bid on a package, but there are certain factors for me when it comes down to deciding on a vendor. Price is always the most important, but that will NOT…Continue
I've seen more ETC Smartfade MLs fly out of the door than any other console on the market. It's not the best console available and it's not the cheapest console available but ETC has really captured a balance between price and functionality at a specific market. The console fits perfectly in venues like small churches, small theaters, and small performance venues, all whom have a bit more than conventional lighting. Once you throw some LEDs or a handful of movers, you need a bit more then…Continue
Some of my friends and colleagues will disagree with me here. Oh, well. To each, his or her own method of working, that's part of the joy of Vectorworks.
Now, there's a funny title for a post; The Joy of Vectorworks. But I digress.
I all seriousness, I use a lot of Vectorworks classes and some of my colleagues argue that I use too many. You'll have to decide for yourself and come up with your own strategy. Classes allow the specification of attributes to objects, and visibility…Continue