A sky full of paper stars for Coldplay

 
Paper tests and origami folding techniques took more patience and one too many papercuts.  By the weekend our hands were in shreds!  

Paper tests and origami folding techniques took more patience and one too many papercuts.  By the weekend our hands were in shreds!  

And all the while, Pepper, Maddie and Sally shone brightly :)  

And all the while, Pepper, Maddie and Sally shone brightly :)

 

Numerous attempts at finding a perfect luminosity 

Numerous attempts at finding a perfect luminosity 

Install day.  Still dark and freezing outside, setting up my office and taking a selfie of course while the truck loads in thousands of pounds of sod, paper and electrical wire. 

Install day.  Still dark and freezing outside, setting up my office and taking a selfie of course while the truck loads in thousands of pounds of sod, paper and electrical wire. 

Shocking amount of patience required. 

Shocking amount of patience required. 

Thank goodness for those who have it!

Thank goodness for those who have it!

So a nice hefty piece of truss to heave up and down the paper stars!

So a nice hefty piece of truss to heave up and down the paper stars!

Rolling in the sod in 101 degree temperatures!

Rolling in the sod in 101 degree temperatures!

Lights wired, sod in, grass watered, paper's dried. And then someone turned on the air conditioning!

Lights wired, sod in, grass watered, paper's dried. And then someone turned on the air conditioning!

And every piece of fishing wire tangled up!! This is what it looks like at 3:45 in the morning the night before the shoot for the art department and a bunch of tangled fishing wire. 

And every piece of fishing wire tangled up!! This is what it looks like at 3:45 in the morning the night before the shoot for the art department and a bunch of tangled fishing wire. 

Cross eyed by the end of it.

Cross eyed by the end of it.

6am.  Finished.  Air conditioning plug -= disconnected!! 

6am.  Finished.  Air conditioning plug -= disconnected!! 

Band arrives.  Instrument load in. 

Band arrives.  Instrument load in. 

Target mics prepped.

Target mics prepped.

Night night.  

Night night.