The Foundations of Church Lighting will teach you everything that you need to make incredible lighting for your church.
Whether you have existing lighting, or are starting from scratch, I'll show you the gear you need, where to put it, and how to make lighting that amplifies the message being proclaimed from your church's stage.
Then, we'll cover everything you need to know on the tech side, and how to carry out your lighting plan with your volunteers.
In about 3 hours of video teaching, you'll be immersed in the world of lighting, ready to design great lighting at your church!
After this lecture, you'll know where to put your lights, and you'll know what lights you need to create great stage lighting at your church!
This lecture will give you a full understanding of the very best angles of light that you need on stage, and how to get there!
Sometimes, the best improvements to your lighting don't involve lighting at all! Set design is one of the best ways to create a great atmosphere in your church, and here is how to get started.
After this lecture, you'll know exactly what console you'll need to control your lighting.
These 4 letters will turn you into a lighting designer! Fear design no more, this formula will give you the ability to design great stage lighting, even if you're not a "creative".
In this lecture, you'll learn and see examples of how to use intensity in your church's lighting.
In this lecture, you'll learn how to use focus to create great looks on stage!
Color is probably the most powerful tool that we have in our bag of lighting tools. Here's how to use it to it's full potential.
Last, but not least, it's time to learn about BEAM, and how to use the attribute of beam to make great lighting for your church!
Programming lighting doesn't have to be difficult or confusing. In this lecture, I'll introduce you to a few different styles of programming, and how to find the right one for your church.
Like to keep things simple? Program out the whole service for your volunteers to be able to follow easily.
Programming the lighting for each individual song may seem like a lot of work - and it is, but once you've got everything entered, the week-to-week maintenance is pretty easy. Here's how to get started!
If you want more artistic freedom, or don't want to have to keep up with new songs, program color schemes alone!
Want to run things 100% on the fly? Here's how:
In this lecture, you'll learn how to assess your power needs, and get your lights set without any blown breakers!
Just as important as knowing your power needs, keeping around the right types of extension cords and not overloading them is also crucial to safety on the stage!
New to DMX? Here's how to wire it up so that it works effectively, every time!
Does your stage look like a plate of spaghetti? Here's how to keep it neat, tidy, safe and clean!
David Henry has been a full-time Stage Lighting Designer since 2009, and an educator since 2012 at his website Learn Stage Lighting .com. His #1 goal is to help you create amazing lighting for your band, church, DJ rig or theatre production. Hundreds of students have already enrolled in his courses, and have been able to change their lighting - will you be next?