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  • n. Plural form of scrim.

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Examples

  • Parisians gasped at lifelike scenes generated with lighting effects, gels and painted scrims, often depicting Gothic cathedrals or ruins.

    A Small World After All

  • Katy Tucker's projections on scrims fluidly created the different locales with the aid of Mark McCollough's lighting.

    Sanitized 9/11 Heroics

  • In Taipei, for instance Cheng installed scrims overlain with drawings of architectural plans for historic mosques, cathedrals, temples, and synagogues, along with drawings of antique artifacts--chalices, pitchers, incense burners and other functional vessels that double today as the symbols of faiths.

    G. Roger Denson: In Taipei and Hong Kong, Emily Cheng Bridges Science and Faith

  • Mr. Adjaye, as if inspired by Robert Irwin, has conjured a dreamlike atmosphere in SITE Santa Fe's spacious, darkened galleries, which he has sectioned into viewing rooms with colored scrims.

    The Usual Suspects

  • The sets, by Riccardo Hernandez, consisted of platforms (Neruda's terrace and living room, Rosa and Beatrice's caf é) that slid forward as needed, scrims, and a few set pieces (the car of the corrupt politician Di Cosimo).

    When Postman and Poet Meet

  • Hydraulic stage risers, smoke machines, scrims, absolutely incredible lights, an augmented band of at least 7, foxyfemale techs,5 or 6 costume changes...

    Binky Philips: Valentine's Day With David Bowie, 1973

  • Hydraulic stage risers, smoke machines, scrims, absolutely incredible lights, an augmented band of at least 7, foxyÂfemale techs,Â5 or 6 costume changes...

    Binky Philips: Valentine's Day With David Bowie, 1973

  • Mr. Fusaro punctured the scrims with porthole-shaped Juliet balconies.

    Developer Recaptures a Maritime Motif

  • Another option is to include opaque or light-filtering ceilings or scrims in those galleries where light-sensitive works are being displayed.

    Lee Rosenbaum: Form Foils Function: Eli Broad's New Museum in LA

  • Moving black and white panes create a pulsating backdrop, and translucent scrims are employed to astounding effects, as when—in an early scene—one billows across the stage to evoke the sea.

    An Otherworldly Opera

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