Scenic Fabrics

There are many fabrics that can be used for painted or printed backdrops. These fabrics come in various widths ranging from 1.1m wide to 12m wide. Contact Scenic Art Services for more details of the fabrics held in stock.
Below are just a few that we hold in stock for made cloths.

Canvas 360 : is a 3m wide natural canvas. It is 360gsm and is not fire treated. It is used in heavy duty applications such as floor cloths painted or printed.

Filled Cloth : also known as leno fabric is the world wide traditional cyclorama fabric of choice. Filled cloth is made on similar machines to sharkstooth gauze however is not translucent. Filled cloth fabric come in white, 9.5m wide and is Fire Retarded.

Muslin : has a multitude of uses including helping to set the mood or feel of different scenes or for masking the background.

Nessel : Traditional weave ideal for painted back drops and scenery. Comes in white, black or natural and various sizes 3.2m, 4.2m, 5m, 6.2m and 10m wide and is fire treated.

Sharkstooth : Stage Gauze are open weave fabrics that when lit from the front (and the stage behind the gauze is totally dark) the gauze appears opaque and renders the scene behind the gauze invisible. When the scene behind the gauze is illuminated and the front lights on the gauze are dimmed, the gauze becomes invisible, revealing the upstage scene. The most common stage gauze is called sharkstooth. Sharkstooth comes standard in black. white and grey but can be dyed to any PMS number. Sharkstooth fabric comes 9.45 metres, 10.97 metres wide and fire treated.

Square Gauze : is an open weave fabric that when lit from the front (and the stage behind the gauze is totally dark) the gauze appears opaque and renders the scene behind the gauze invisible. When the scene behind the gauze is illuminated and the front lights on the gauze are dimmed, the gauze becomes invisible, revealing the upstage scene. Square gauze comes standard black or white but can be dyed to any PMS number. Square gauze fabric comes 10.97 metres wide and fire treated.