Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Stan Winston: 1946-2008

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...

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