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Spectra Effects


Scale Model / Foam sculpture
STAR TREK DEEP SPACE 9
foreground miniature

Forced perspective miniature for matte painting of city .

                                              STAR TREK ENTERPRISE

           Almost complete, Here is an overview of the entire Klingon Homeworld.
           This model was built  to be a miniature "wild set". That is to say it was built
           in modular sections allowing for various camera moves, and for  individual
           sections to be shot seperately.
STAR TREK ENTERPRISE

Turned on a lathe, this, the largest of the Klingon buildings, was made to be the
centerpiece of the Klingon Home World model.Shown here as a work in progress.


STAR TREK ENTERPRISE

Close-up of one of the many Klingon buildings that covered the
surface of the Klingon Home World model. Shown work in progress.


           .MYTHICAL BOAT                   
                    Senario                            

Sculpted foam vac-u-form bucks.             
Trummed & assembled vac-u-formed       
parts Mounted assembled prop to            
speedrail system  
                                 .
THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS
Full scale model


Mitsubishi eclipse underbody
for optical shot (Illusion Arts).

Foam sculpture with plastic
elements. Resin coated.

Model had removable panels
for camera access.

1/3 rd SCALE PROPS

            

Privacy Screen
Sony TVs



                
Medieval Weapons
                     
(soft props)
                                  
     
  For Motion Picture "Amanda"
            (clockwise from upper left)

    -Rubber Battle Axe, to match
     actual steel Battle Axe.

    -One of 213 aluminum swords
     cut & shaped from stock.

    -Wooden "practice" swords

     -Rubber Warhammers and
      maces to match actual
      Warhammer & mace props.

    Faux painted all aspects of soft
    props. And made some elements
    of  tooling of originals.
           .MYTHICAL BOAT                   
                    Senario                            

Sculpted foam vacuum form bucks.             
Trimmed & assembled vacuum formed parts.
Mounted assembled prop to speedrail system.                                   
FULL SIZE, SCALE & PERIOD PROPS

            1/2  SCALE PROPS
                for pyro scene in
                Angels In America    

      -Privacy Screens; made from
       plastic, and fabric.

      -Sony TVs; super lightweight
       stunt  models.

      Created all of the tooling,
      Vacuum formed shells,
      Trimmed and painted.
Mythical Boat
Madonna Music Video
(Foam Sculpture)
STAR TREK ENTERPRISE

Complete model with computer generated enhancements.
This shot depicts the the model as it appeared in the series.


STAR TREK DEEP SPACE 9
Cardassian city

Forced perspective miniature of Cardassian
city for esablishing shot of planet.

John Long 2005.

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