This battle map diorama for The 100 needed to look like it was made of salvaged space ship components that had been cobbled together.
Forming the sheet metal – alot of really loud hammering.
Doing some 3D computer modeling is a great way to get the proper dimensions sorted out before prop building. We often do quick and complete component drawings before doing any acual building.
A mish-mash of found objects and crude mockups helped to make sure the model looked like it was made by stranded adolescents.
Five of these wire figures were made, then molded. Casting them in resin allowed them to be produced much more quickly and easily.
Sometimes our props can be used as the real thing. These grappling hooks for The 100 needed to be able to pull down a stockade wall by horses – that’s what they did.
Although they look like bone and steel these three bladed throwing knives for The 100 are made of resin and rubber.