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Mon - Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm
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Artisan Model Makers

Unit 12 Isbourne Business Park,
Winchcombe,
Cheltenham,
GL54 5NS

Phone: 01242 603 948

Prop making

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15 09, 2016

Asparagasm glow-in-the-dark bar top

By | September 15th, 2016|General, Prop making|0 Comments

Bespoke bar As part of creating a portable bar for Kate from Asparagasm, we used glowing resin to produce an interesting effect on the oak bar top.  We began by cleaning up the oak and belt sanding it smooth.  Once we had a nice clean and characterful piece of timber, we began enhancing the existing [...]

5 09, 2016

Robot Maze prop

By | September 5th, 2016|Model Making, Prop making|0 Comments

Robot maze prop We were commissioned to make a three story maze for a remote control robot to be used at educational events. The robot is driven remotely using a robot mounted camera; each floor getting harder. The structure required a lot of problem solving alongside the model making; how to get the robot to [...]

12 01, 2016

Mutt Cutts Van

By | January 12th, 2016|General, In our spare time..., Prop making|0 Comments

Mutt Cutts Van Our friend Andy approached us with a challenge; help him build a replica of the iconic movie vehicle from Dumb and Dumber, the Mutt Cutts van!  The end goal was to enter the vehicle in a cross-Europe charity rally to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. We began [...]

8 09, 2015

Shell Ideas 360 Awards

By | September 8th, 2015|General, Prop making|0 Comments

Making of the Shell Ideas 360 Awards We were commissioned to produce the bespoke trophies for the Shell Ideas 360 awards; An international competition that connects students to develop ideas to tackle the pressures on the world's food, water and energy resources. We were provided with a really interesting design that may initially look quite [...]

2 06, 2015

Severn Vale Clay Shooting Awards

By | June 2nd, 2015|General, Model Making, Prop making|0 Comments

Severn Vale Clay Shooting Awards   We were commissioned to produce custom awards for Steve at the Hailes Clay Shooting Ground, as prizes for the winning team and single best shot at the Severn Vale Shooting competition.  The main award for the 'High Gun' was to be a 500mm long scale replica of an over/under [...]

14 02, 2015

Modular house model

By | February 14th, 2015|Model Making, Prop making|0 Comments

Modular housing models We were commissioned to produce interactive modular house demo models for Vanbrugh  Modular Housing Systems. The ‘modules’ were created from white gloss acrylic and styrene locator rods. Fully constructed the models were 420mm x 320mm. The walls were made as hollow boxes which gave the model stability and indicated to their final [...]

12 11, 2014

Prop making

By | November 12th, 2014|Prop making|0 Comments

Metal-look props and awards. Sometimes a paint finish just doesn't quite do the job and we need to find an alternative. Metal look powders added to cold cast resins are great as they can be used in different ratios to produce different results, they also leave the cast part with a cold metal feel but [...]

10 09, 2014

Interactive exhibition model

By | September 10th, 2014|General, Prop making|0 Comments

3D Jigsaw game We were asked to produce a 3d jigsaw game by Camargue for Horizon Nuclear Power's exhibition stand. The model was to be interactive with a count up timer and LED lighting and look like this visual... The build issues were that it would need to be relatively light weight so children could [...]

30 05, 2014

Exhibition model

By | May 30th, 2014|General, Prop making|0 Comments

Tower Bridge competition To celebrate it's 120 years, Tower Bridge launched 'Design a Bridge' kids competition for 6-14 year olds. Their prize was to have their design made into a 3d model for display in the Tower Bridge exhibition. Last week Toby Ayres (age 8) won with his funky design and eye for detail for [...]

19 05, 2014

Corporate gift ideas

By | May 19th, 2014|Model Making, Prop making|0 Comments

Personalised corporate gifts for your business. Using one of your key products or identifying feature of your company we can make a replica models to any scale, in multiples if required. What a great way to catch your clients attention and keep your company in their mind. The models can be given as paper weights [...]