Hope Drummond

Scenic Art

Student Information


Hope is a Scenic art student with a minor in Prop-making. Before coming to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, she worked as a designer, and set dresser, creating activations and events for the Whisky brands of Scotland.  

For the last year she has been working as a freelance Scenic artist in theatre, film, and television, and excited for the amazing productions she will work on after graduating.


  • Translating design models and references
  • Drawing and scaling
  • Colour mixing
  • Ageing and distressing
  • Luxury and distressed Faux Finishes
  • Wallpapering
  • Wood staining
  • Trompe L’oeil
  • Portraiture
  • Fabric Distressing
  • 3D Texturing
  • HVLP Spray Gun
  • Working at Height
  • Puppetry
  • Plaster casting
  • Set dressing

Work Experience:

RCS Experience

Scenic Artist, Attempts On Her Life, 2023

Head Scenic Artist, Russian Opera – Triple Bill, 2023

Scenic Artist, Merrily We Roll Along, 2022

Scenic Artist, Takin’ Over The Asylum, 2022

Scenic Artist, Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, 2022

Scenic Artist, Flight, 2022


Other Work Experience

Scenic Artist, Vigil, Season 2 (World Productions, Pretty Scenic LTD), April – June 2023

Scenic Artist, Nightsleeper (Euston Films),  March 2023

Scenic Artist, Two Doors Down (BBC Media, Pretty Scenic LTD),  May 2023 & August 2022

Scenic Artist, The End We Start From (BBC Film, Pretty Scenic LTD), September, 2022

Scenic Artist, Annika, Season 2 (Black Camel Pictures, Pretty Scenic LTD),  June – July 2022

Scenic Artist, James IV: Queen of the Fight (National Theatre of Scotland), August, 2022



Recreation of Toulouse-Lautrec Painting

Faux Finish - Tapestry

‘Attempts On Her Life’ - UV Cloth Painting (Scenic artist)

‘Russian Opera Triple Bill’ (Head Scenic artist)

‘Flight’ – Signwriting (Scenic Artist)


Prop making - Puppet