Grant


October 29th, 2014 by
Posted in How To

Slave lifecast figure - primed

Part 6 of 6 – Paint & Clothing

This is the 6th and final post of our 6-part series discussing the management and fabrication of human figures.  Last month, we covered what goes into the figures (literally) and how they are assembled. This month,  we’ll discuss paint, hair, clothing, and theming.
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Amanda


October 24th, 2014 by
Posted in Taylor Thoughts

Authenticity is of the utmost importance throughout most creative industries; original work is held in the highest regard, as indicated by standards and laws set to prevent copyright infringement, plagiarism and forgery. The forgery of classical art in particular is a very interesting concept, as it takes an immense amount of skill to accomplish a believable replication.

Art and Craft,” a documentary film featured at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, tells the story of Mark Landis – a man who has become one of “the most prolific art forgers in U.S. history.” He has created and donated numerous forgeries to museums across the country over the past 30 years. Landis seems to have found a way to cheat the system; he isn’t selling the pieces, his actions are purely philanthropic, which protects him from the law. Read the rest of this entry »

Kara


October 20th, 2014 by

Taylor Studios Michelle MundoIt’s Monday again, so welcome to another installment of Meet the Staff Monday! Today, we meet Michelle Mundo. Read the rest of this entry »

Kara


October 13th, 2014 by

Jason McDowellIt’s the start of a new week, so let’s kick it off with Meet the Staff Monday! Today’s interview is with Jason McDowell. Read the rest of this entry »

Cory


October 8th, 2014 by
Posted in Case Study

Lincoln Heritage MuseumA case study on the Lincoln Heritage Museum design

Several years ago, my wife and I moved to Illinois so that I could work on a master’s degree. Even though I grew up in the Midwest, I didn’t know much about Illinois other than it was home to Chicago and its slogan is Land of Lincoln (credit Illinois license plates for knowledge of the latter). Fast forward eleven years and; I’m still in Illinois, an official resident, and art director at Taylor Studios Inc., a museum exhibit design and fabrication firm. Read the rest of this entry »



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