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The courses at SCENIC PAINTERS are run by James Rowse. James has been painting scenery for over twenty years. He has worked in most sectors of the scenery industry including film, TV, exhibitions, themed events and the music industry, but the bulk of his work has always been for the stage.

During the mid 1990’s, James taught scenic painting at the Welsh College of Music and Drama. He is now a part time tutor at the University of Creative Arts, Rochester where he teaches scenic painting on the “Creative Arts for Theatre and Film” BA Course.

James set up DAP Studio in 2006. In 2009 he set up the Scenic Painters website ran the first two week course.

The Stage interviewed James for their “Backstage” feature in Feb 2016.