This documentary is about the dying art of model making. Focusing on the personal stories of the model makers whose work shaped and enhanced the impact of feature films and gave it a breathtaking scale. Their practical hands on art is now slowly dying out, giving way to computer generated imagery.
The model makers share their [...]
A few weeks ago, and one week apart, Collector’s Michael Plante and myself managed to swing by artist and collector Marc Elkins home! What an experience! Michael ended up going home owning Marc’s 6 foot Star Destroyer AVENGER, as well as the Salzo made, Elkins built MEGA SCALE AT-AT! Being that Michael was there one [...]
Frank Miller’s film “300″ still effects me today. The story of the 300 Spartans that held of the Persian army of countless numbers is one of the most heroic stories of all time! Shown here today, from the Collection of Hector Rosales, is one of the screen used masks of the Immortals, Persian King Xerxes [...]
Entering my collection is this fine, licensed piece. Based on the striking graphic novel 300 artwork of Frank Miller, this surprisingly realistic headgear measures 19-inches tall. Fashioned of steel and plated with antiqued brass, the leather-lined helmet features a genuine horsehair crest, adjustable chinstrap, display stand, and certificate of authenticity.I recommend this for anyone who [...]