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March 20th, 2014 by Grant
Posted in How To

The purpose of this guide is to inform and educate clients managing a new exhibit project that includes human figures.  The fabrication of lifecast figures requires significantly more decisions and approvals than a typical component we fabricate.  Should the figure be full color or monochromatic?  Will the clothing be natural or hard coated?  Will the figure be lifecast or sculpted? What are the crucial approval points?  Over the next several months I’ll be posting additional information regarding starting fabrication, figure fabrication, assembly, and paint/theming. (more…)


December 31st, 2013 by Betty

It’s that time of year when we tend to reflect and look forward.  Here are some of the highlights of 2013 I thought might interest you. (more…)

Matt Wiley

November 22nd, 2013 by Matt Wiley

If you follow us on Instagram or Facebook, you might have noticed photos from this past year of spooky trees, giant old cameras, or huge pocketwatches!

These are all smaller components of exhibits we just completed at the Lincoln Heritage Museum in Lincoln, IL. Mark McDonald from Illinois Stories filmed a really nice special on the exhibit. Check out the video after the jump! (more…)

Matt Wiley

March 6th, 2013 by Matt Wiley

Check out the progress on a big wildlife center in Pennsylvania!

Matt Wiley

November 8th, 2012 by Matt Wiley

In this behind-the-scenes segment, we show you the intense work involved in molding a person and making lifecast figures!

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