The Society of British Theatre Designers

The Value of Design

Ellie Koslowsky

Gallery Images

  • Artaud at Rodez
  • Artaud at Rodez
  • Artaud At Rodez

Assisting Skills

Drawing Skills and Programmes

  • Drafting - Very Good
  • AutoCad - Proficient
  • SketchUp - Proficient

Other Computer Aided Design Skills

  • Photoshop - Very Good
  • Illustrator - Proficient
  • InDesign - Excellent
  • Video Editing - Excellent

Model Making

  • 1:25 Model Making - Very Good
  • 1:50 Model Making - Excellent
  • Soldering - Proficient
  • Mould Making and Casting - Excellent
  • Figure Making - Very Good
  • Sculpting - Excellent
  • Painting - Excellent
  • Creating Surfaces and Textures - Excellent

Research / Sourcing Skills

  • Period Knowledge Both Costume and Set - Very Good
  • Basic Knowledge of Construction Methods and Materials - Excellent
  • Ability to put together Digital Mood Boards - Excellent
  • Prop and Costume Sourcing - Very Good
  • Knowledge of prop houses, hire shops, local knowledge of shops - Very Good
  • Ability to keep track of petty cash - Excellent

Practical Skills

  • Scenic Art Skills - Excellent
  • Hand Sewing Skills - Very Good
  • Machine Sewing Skills - Very Good

Other Skills and Experience

I have a full clean driving license and have driven a van multiple times.
I am very good at note taking and being organised and punctual. I have experience with 1:25 model boxes and technical drawings and can construct large stage flats and had experience with scenic painting. I am very knowledgable on various materials that are sustainable and suit certain set builds. I have had experience and success of allocating a budget towards props and set pieces. I have a good understanding of Adobe programmes and Sketchup.