Visual Arts

Church Achieves ‘Beauty for Ashes’ With Transformative AVL Install
By Andres Caamano · August 15, 2017 • Six-month project at Washington church comprised of Hitachi projectors, Chroma-Q houselights, CHAUVET Professional production lighting, L-Acoustics speakers, and a High End Systems HedgeHog 4 lighting console.

Switching from ARC Source to LED: It’s Not Always A Given
By Josh Holowicki · August 15, 2017 • Is it possible to do an entire lighting system with LED? Absolutely. But one should let the vision and the space drive the lighting choices.

Which Light Is Which? Begin With the Basics
By Duke DeJong · August 11, 2017 • In the world of lighting, half of the game is learning the vocabulary and knowing which type of light does what. Here's a look at some of the essential basics behind various types of lights.

Set Design: Begin with Goals, Decide Between Off-The-Shelf or DIY, Then Build
By Steven Hall · August 10, 2017 • Good set design is only as good as the lighting on it. Sometimes all a set needs is white light, other times a color wash is the best fit.

Thinking of Transitioning from Arc Source to LED Lighting?
By Chris Tall · August 8, 2017 • The big difference, of course, between arc source and LED lighting is in the lamp hours. LED sources are essentially forever. Forever in terms of the life of the fixture.

Worship Facilities Magazine, July-August 2017
By TD Staff · August 3, 2017 • The July-August 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a glance at a Texas church and Colorado church, with regard to recent work completed at each facility.

Team Development: Continue to Develop Your Craft, Focus on What’s Important
By Nathan VonMinden · August 2, 2017 • When seeking for ways to help grow your team, be aware of certain "what not to do" pitfalls, beginning with expecting your team members to work on improving in their craft on their own.

Video Production: Six Tips To Creating High-Quality Mobile Videos
By Todd Heft · July 28, 2017 • Your mobile-produced video may not have all the enhancements that you typically do in a video, but the content and overall quality of the images and videos in the clip should be high. This is a reflection of your church.

Video Production: Encourage Communication As a Team
By Jim Sippel · July 24, 2017 • It’s good for a team to know what their roles are on the project, and what the specific expectations are within each role, especially when your crew is small.

Video Production for Your Church: Don’t Forget the ‘Why’
By Brent Mann · July 21, 2017 • In particular, testimony videos work so well, because they grab the "why" and the emotional aspect of what it means to be a follower of Jesus.

Video Production: Creating Videos Beyond the Holiday Season
By Jennifer Johnson · July 19, 2017 • When it comes to producing videos, there is a place for both kinds of quality and various skill levels, regardless of the time it takes to produce a video.

Role Of The Lighting Director: Don’t Be Fearful of New Ideas
By Greg Saffles · June 30, 2017 • No matter the medium, the lighting director exists to come alongside others to create an environment that is conducive to a worship gathering.

Multiple Install Phases Add Up to Notable AVL Upgrades at Texas Church
By Andres Caamano · June 30, 2017 • Over the span of three months, Texas church has featured install improvements including L-Acoustics line arrays, Barco projectors, and an LED wall.

Role of A Lighting Director: Many Roles, Hats to Wear
By Kevin Penrod · June 29, 2017 • Seek to get the maximum amount of use out of everything around you, as that is a significant part of the role, being a good steward of one's resources.

The Role of a Lighting Director: Illuminate the Work of Others
By Tim Ottley · June 27, 2017 • There are very few churches that have a dedicated LD working on nothing but lighting. If you are one of those churches, give your LD a hug and offer a prayer of thanks to God for his many gifts.

Latest Resource

Worship Facilities Magazine, July-August 2017
The July-August 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a glance at a Texas church and Colorado church, with regard to recent work completed at each facility.

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