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New Year, New Project

Way back in the god-forsaken dark ages of torment and gnashing of teeth halcyon days of the HSC (senior year of high school for those outside Aust), I tried my hand at crafting wearable Greek helmets. I remember making 4 and 1/2 versions … Continue reading

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PATLABOR

So in our world of pervasive CGI in film and television it is rarer to see special effects conducted the old fashioned way, in the tradition of George Lucas using kit-bashed model starfighters to film the Battle of Yavin in … Continue reading

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Crests and Bronze

The phalanx steadily amasses! For the next helmet, I wanted to include something to represent the horsehair crests many Greek helms brandished. The crest on the previous maquette was made of clay, which wouldn’t come close to showing how light and shadow would play through the … Continue reading

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Curious Abnormality Identified

The curious twisting of aluminium foil, wire and hot glue is an armature for a sculpture, in this case of a Corinthian helmet from ancient Greece. I used a grey air-drying clay, which when hardened can have details etched into it. … Continue reading

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Staab Studios – Sculpting a Lythronax Head

In this video, Gary Staab employs traditional methods to sculpt a 1:1 bust of the newly discovered tyrannosaur Lythronax argestes. For more of Gary’s work visit Staab Studios. More info on the discovery and description of Lythronax and another tyrannosaur, … Continue reading

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