The Boeing Boeing set is finally, finally about finished building and painting. Mind you, a week of Snowpocalypse didn't speed things any, but the end is, I think, now approaching. Tomorrow needs to be Set Dressing Day. (Whether walls are dry or not.)
As an experienced designer, you find yourself getting more stream-lined and efficient as the deadline nears so that, for instance, painting a tabletop as faux travertine (that streaky bacon-fat looking beige marble), which a few years ago would have taken me half a day of worry and work, took exactly the 20 minutes I had left for it. Redesign the bench (again) ten minutes. By Thursday morning I could probably knit an entirely new set in three.
Recently found an old British World War II slogan that ought to be a theater motto:
image borrowed from ribbonandrope blog