Field Template™ SoftSymbols™

THE Source for Theatrical Lighting Symbols.

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Warning: This is not your
Mother’s lighting template!!


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SITE DIRECTORY

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SoftSymbols™ V3.5 & V3.6
Vectorworks software updated for
Vw2010! [and a bunch for Vw2014!]
New libraries, SoftData©, SoftMaps©,
and Metric Data Conversion macros!

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Plastic Templates

A tour of the plastic lineup, including
our latest international release, the
English Metric Stencil!

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Musings & Links

Shelley’s essays on conventions,
resumes, cover letters, and portfolios. Links
to publications, products, and other
online resources too!

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About Us & Contact Us
Pull up a camp stool and hear the
fabled history of Field Template™ and SoftSymbols™. Also, how to find us.

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Field Template™ Dealers
Searching for a Field Template™? Look
no further, Pilgrim! Search by name or location!


Custom Templates
Check out our custom work. Psst! You
can also spot us in Mood on
Project Runway!

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New Products
Get a glimpse of exciting upcoming
products. Not to mention Shelley’s
recipe for his award-winning Road Margaritas! Oom-Ga-Wa-Cheetah!

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Site Map
Find your way around our site.

DOWNLOADS & HEADLINES

Version 3.6 Libraries released for LDI 2014!
The latest overhaul and 3D updates to the object libraries below! New movers, libraries--all with Vw2011 Focus Functionality!

SoftSymbols™ Altman
SoftSymbols™ Altman Striplights
SoftSymbols™ Ayrton
SoftSymbols™ grandMA Lighting Consoles
SoftSymbols™ High End Lighting
SoftSymbols™ Morpheus

Version 3.5 Downloads for Vw2011 — Vw2014!
The complete overhaul and 3D update that provides these libraries with Vw2011 Focus Functionality!

SoftSymbols™ Arri
SoftSymbols™ Clay Paky
SoftSymbols™ ETC
SoftSymbols™ ETC Selador
SoftSymbols™ Martin
SoftSymbols™ PRG
SoftSymbols™ Prism
SoftSymbols™ Robe
SoftSymbols™ Selecon
SoftSymbols™ Vari*Lite
SoftSymbols™ Wybron

Site Licenses!
The ”Chinese Menu” approach to CAD symbol libraries: Start with the basic SoftSymbols™ tools, and add five manufacturers of your choice for a sweet low price!

FREE Field Template™ Poster!
The latest compilation of plastic profundity from the Mouse of Shelley! [24” x 36”]

FREE USITT Poster!
The complete USITT-approved RP-2 Drafting Standard in poster format. [18” x 24”]

Check out the Field Template Swag Store!

SoftPlot 9 adopts SoftSymbols™!
Stage Research includes SoftSymbols™ for SoftPlot 9.

The entire collection of Field Templates™ plastic stencils are available through authorized dealers, while SoftSymbols™ can be downloaded through the shopping cart. All of these products are exclusively designed by Steve Shelley.

Steve’s also the author of A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting Third Edition, published by Focal Press, and available at Amazon.com.

Field Template

THE Source for Theatrical Lighting Symbols.

© 1995-2014 Steve Shelley / New York, New York

This page, the directions, and the Family of Field Templates are designed by Steve Shelley using
USA Patent #5,031,333.

All aspects of the Field Template are copyrighted, with all rights reserved. Under the copyright laws, this page, guide, or the templates may not be copied, in whole or in part, without written consent from
Steve Shelley.

Field Template (and all derivations thereof), Reference Manuals in Plastic, The Lean Green Drafting Machine, Pro*Trak 50 System, SoftSymbols, Rosetta Stone of Theatrical Lighting Symbols, Apple, Post-it, and Limeade are all trademarks.

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Last site update:
March 17, 2014
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