The costume department at UNC Chapel Hill is building replica costumes from sci-fi films for the Museum of Science Fiction. Check out this short video of their envious task as faculty, staff and students reconstruct a flight attendant uniform fromÂ 2001, including 3D-printing a Pan-Am badge.
If you have not yet “liked” the Society of Properties Artisan Managers page on Facebook, now’s a good time. They’ve been featuring photos and descriptions of the prop shops from theatres across the US. It’s great to see the differences and similarities of how we all set up our spaces to do our jobs.
Blaine Gibson, a sculptor of figures at Disney Parks, passed away recently. Gibson was responsible for many of the Parks’ iconic figures, such asÂ the pirates fromÂ Pirates of the Caribbean, the ghostsÂ of the Haunted Mansion, and those children fromÂ Itâ€™s a Small World.
Finally, this is from nearly a month ago, but Volpin Props has the beginning of a great step-by-step write-up for a Garuda’s Spine bow fromÂ Final Fantasy.Â This massive weapon has tons of detail, and it is great to see all the photos of itÂ coming together.