British, NZ citizen.
1992-l994 Bournemouth & Poole College of Art & Design
1992 Strode College - sculpture, 1 term of day classes.
1989-1991 Somerset College of Art & Technology, Taunton
1983- 1989 Wells Blue School.
Modelmaking -Higher.National.Diploma, merit.
General Art and Design -National Diplmoma.
Modelmaking, Working in fine detail, scale plans, deadlines, maquettes,
Interpersonal skills, team working to project deadlines, creative input.
Research. Ideas. Design.
Sculpting from 5mm to 8 meters tall life-like or comical characters.
Painter classic/Photoshop design skills.
Interests : Travelling, Reading (fiction and history), Films, Music, Collecting Sculpture/Art History, painting.
Recent professional experience.
2000 to Present (N.Z)
Weta Workshop Special Effects: Design and sculpture
Work on King Kong, Narnia:The Lion Witch and the Wardrobe,The Lord of the Rings films, the Fellowship of the Ring, theTwo Towers and the Return of the King plus other new projects.
Also prosthetic application and make-up (King Kong, Skull Island natives.)
On-set technician and puppeteer. (Lotr, the Two Towers)
Sculptor of King Kong Limited edition WETA Merchandise
1/6th scale Ltd edition sculpts for the Lord of the Rings sideshow merchandise, ornamental 'medallions for sideshow/weta film merchandise, 1/4 scale bronze of gandalf the grey "You shall not pass" Ltd edition
Personal project: 54mm Historical figures, Fantasy and Futuristic.
Wildly Inspired 28mm Historical & Fantasy Figures
www.wildlyinspired.co.nz (under new management)
2003 New Plymouth museum "Puke Ariki" Taranaki. 8 1/2 metre Megallodon Shark and false toothed Pelican.
2000 Battlefront Miniatures. 25 mm historical wargaming figures (New Zealand Maori/Constabulary)www.battlefront.co.nz
2000 The Art Dept 3 Ft 6 Ltd, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Work on Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King,
(Sculpting, Noble Kings/Gargoyles for Props & Film Sets: pieces up to 4 ½ meters tall.
Valhalla Games & Hobbies
Fantasy figure sculpting (Australia)
Dark Forces Halloween Dance Party 2000 & 2001
'Orrible Sculptures': for theme parties.
Freelance Work: UK & U.S.A
1999 Lucas Film StarWars merchandise at Skywalker Ranch for Camelot clients.
1997-2000 Juniper Models 12" fantasy kits & historical figures.
1997-98 Hothouse Models & Effects 6ft models & merchandise for Disney.
1995-2000 Camelot Industrial Artists Merchandise and toys for the BBC, Lucas Film, Disney, Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Hasbro, Humbrol/Airfix, Cadburys, Kellogs, Corinthian,Vivid and many more.
1995 Grenadier Models UK Ltd 25mm fantasy wargaming figures.
1995 Tudor Amyethst silver chess sets & trophies.
1993-1999 OPSEC Plc optical security holograms for credit cards, tickets, illustrations in children's books.
Jobs taken whilst in education, United Kingdom.
1993-0ct Holton Lee Trust (architectural modelmaker.)
1993-June Martin Bower (sculptor.)
1993-Easter A.D. Models (modelmaker.)
1992 Minotaur miniatures (Private Project: 5" fantasy figures)
1990-1992 lcarus Aircraft (sprayer/painter/caster.)
1990-1991 Bulldog Buckle.Co. (brooch sculptor.)
1989 Dragons Gate (brooch & candlestick painter.)
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