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This latest project was part of our Communication brief where I planned to create two life size accurate reconstructions of the breastplate and two shoulder pouldrons of Guidobaldo II Della Rovere's armour, believed to have been made by Fillipo Negroli, 1532-1535.

One set has been made out of fibreglass using metal powders in the gel coat to a polished finish. The backplate, originally missing, has been added to the set and designed based on similar pieces of armour by Filippo Negroli.

The other set has been cast in polyurea with a painted finish in an attempt to replicate the coloured metal and gilding on the detail. I worked from an oil on copper painting of Guidobaldo II Della Rovere pictured with his suit of armour in its original state.

Working from photos of the armour in present time and a single painting from the 1500's, I sculpted the breastplate, backplate and pouldron's in clay onto a mannequin. It was then moulded in a silicone jacket with a fibreglass shell and cast in fibreglass and the other in polyurea.











Part of the same unit in which I made the architectural model, I was to produce a 3D render of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Arena Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil. I made this render before the stadium had been built and so the seat colour and a few other aspects of the model aren't completely accurate to the present finished stadium. But for a first attempt at using 3ds Max it went relatively well.







Last Architectural project I expect I'll do now as I begin to focus more on work within Television&Film, specificity in props and SFX modelling.

1:100 Architectural Model of The Peter Harrison Planetarium at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London. A 45 ton bronze clad truncated cone is the focal point of this model, made from chemiwood and turned on a lathe, the finish has been achieved with a speckled paint job.













Final Unit of first year in the style of ancient South & Central American Art - 1:200 scale watchtower/defence cannon taken from Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, miniature made for a stop motion film.

"The deadly missile attack shortly to be launched by an ancient automatic defence system will result merely in the breakage of three coffee cups and a mousecage, the bruising of somebody's upper arm, and the untimely creation and sudden demise of a bowl of petunais and an innocent sperm whale." - Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy.

Sculpted in clay then fibreglassed for a shell. Vac form eyes with acrylic levels and a scanning pupil capable of moving from side to side.



























1:1 Clay head sculpt of Tom as part of a life drawing unit. My first go at sculpting a person.















Product Design project.

A 1:1 scale model of Skull Candy headphones, taken from CAD drawings to 0.5 mm. Personalised paint job chosen by me, all components are made from either 'chemi' wood (shaped on a lathe), heat bent acrylic, styrene or foam.













Architecture Project

1:100 scale architectural model of Boscombe Pier, Bournemouth, England. Made from accurate blueprint like CAD drawings. Materials used for this model were acrylic, styrene, foam, 'chemi' wood and fast cast.











1:100 Plywood maquette like architectural bridge, designed through to made. A Volkswagen Passat Estate and model trees represent the birdge's large scale. A two tier unmarked dual carriage way design, with structural supports inspired by the arches in Gaudi's Casa Mila, Barcelona.

















A quick two week project only using card, gum tape, wire and glue. A theatrical performance piece to be worn as a head dress, inspired by Aztec art & culture.