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Ryan


March 26th, 2015 by
Posted in How To

Cleaning Museum ExhibitsAnyone who’s gone through the process of creating new exhibits knows the importance of keeping them looking great for a long time. It’s not simply up to the fabricator though. Once those exhibits are installed, the client has a large role to play in helping them stay beautiful. (more…)

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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Grant


September 17th, 2014 by
Posted in How To

Part 5 of 6 – Armature & Assembly

Life Cast Figures In ProgressIn this 5th installment of our Figure Guide we’ll be discussing figure armature and assembly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Grant


July 30th, 2014 by

Guide to Lifecast Figures - Sculpted Heads, Carved BodiesThis the fourth post of a 6 part series discussing the management of figures which will have sculpted bodies or heads.  The decision to sculpt a figure’s body or head is made for two very different reasons. (more…)

Jason


July 3rd, 2014 by

approach hiring an exhibit designer like online dating

Wanted: Exhibit Designer

You have spent the last four to ten years fundraising for new exhibits. You’ve written so many grant proposals your head is swimming. Finally, the time has come!  You have the green light to start designing your exhibit space.

So what do you do now?  I imagine choosing a design firm is a rather daunting task. You may be wondering, “Where do I start?” or “What are the qualifications I should look for in a firm?(more…)


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