This could be done with white fabric painted with black, then lit with green, orange, and finally, blue (as the day progresses) for the forest scene. A Midsummer Nights Dream opera. Jayme Mellema scenic design for The Princeton Festival.
idea for cage/prison, material (glass or thin sheets) and silhouettes (created by light coming from back of room). Silhouettes created so that you can't see the actors faces, gives and eerie feelings - they're in danger/trying to escape
What amazing depth David Hockney achieved here! I love the tree which feels traditional but has an abstract leaf structure. The lighting design is spectacular as well. Tristan and Isolde set, designed by David Hockney, Los Angeles, 1987 - Opera