A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 302,548
Currently Running With Scissors:
703 Guests and 32 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Theatre Models- Lots of pictures  (Read 2756 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
bluegoddess
« on: October 09, 2009 05:10:10 PM »

I'm a theatre student, and we have to make models for design classes.  They're miniatures of the set, so you can get a feel for it before it's built in real life.  I'm pretty proud of them.  They're foam core, balsa wood, and polymer clay, mostly.  They're in 1/2" scale, so they're itty bitty...



My first model ever.  It's mostly paper, and it didn't hold together too well.  It's a little crooked, but that's how we learn!  I really like the little dude, even though he's not totally accurate to real life.


My final for our model making class.  The floor warped really badly when I laid the balsa wood down.  I've been meaning to fix it, but haven't found the time.

A close up.  I built all the furniture from scratch.  The chair, ottoman and book are polymer clay with wood accents and the globe is a ping pong ball with poly clay and balsa.

The model with light on it...not the best photo I've ever taken...


This is for Charlotte's Web.  It's being built in real life right now, to open next week... eep!!  This model is 1/4" scale, so it's less than a foot wide. 

There's this pretty badass ferris wheel... it's 24' in diameter and it spins.  The one in the model doesn't... I'm not that awesome in tiny scale.

Thanks for looking!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
tankrgrl
TankrGrl
Offline Offline

Posts: 857
Joined: 18-Jun-2007

Not a mess, controlled chaos


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2009 06:26:37 PM »

They look awesome!!  Great job.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Willing to swap/trade/pay for Harry Potter fabric to make a quilt for my daughter, just send a PM Smiley

"Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the world together."
craftewoman
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 5814
Joined: 30-Aug-2007

Busy sculpting...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2009 11:17:46 PM »

This looks like fun. You do a great job. Some people are really into the miniatures scene. You may be able to sell these.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

insane_aktor
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2009 11:52:37 PM »

Your set designs are awesome! Most of the time the set designs I see are either basic prints on computer paper or the beginnings of a set on a plywood bottom, nothing really detailed.  If you wanted to make your ferris wheel spin, You could poke a small hole in the center of it and use jewlery wire and polymer clay to hold the wire in place...pin it to the back if it's mostly connected, or if it's got a frame attach it to a frame. . .that's what i'd do ^.^
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I wish i was a glow worm
A glow worm's never glum
Cause how could you be grumpy
When the sun shines out your bum!

http://wists.com/insane_aktor
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Survey Shows Women Have No Shame In Buying Fake Designer Items
Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt Prove the Power of Neutrals
Carbon Copy: Get The Military Jacket With Leather Sleeve For Less
3 Ways to Wear Your Turtleneck Sweater
Designer Launches Rooster Shoes
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight on: Book Making & Binding
@Home This Weekend: Magical Fairy Garden
DIY Summer

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.