Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Special effects and model-making wizard Stan Winston has died at the age of 62 after a three year battle with myeloma cancer. Not only do I have fond memories of his work, but also of a book that he put out back in the eighties on model-making techniques, with the tricks of the trade spelled out in exquisite detail - everything from vacuforming to casting foam latex. Wish I could find it...
Monday, June 2, 2008
Three icons of the original Star Trek series have passed away only a few days apart: