Monthly Archives: October 2010

High Quality Fabricators

Ray Pupedis sent me a link to a sculptor in Tuscany Italy who makes beautiful insect models on a giant scale.  This artist is so good, I wrote Ray back and said, thanks for ruining my day!  I decided to … Continue reading

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1914 Flea Model

In preparing to make the models, I was googling for insect models to see what others have done, and came across an article in Scientific American from 1914 about a flea model fabricated for the American Museum of Natural History … Continue reading

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Insect Relativity

Dr. Leonard Munstermann and Dr. Ray Pupedis are the entomolgists at the Peabody Museum working with me on the insect models.  Leonard is the curator in charge of the Parasitic Insect exhibit and wants to include the Culex pipiens mosquito and … Continue reading

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Giant Bedbug, Giant Head Louse

I was given a new project last week to create two more large-scale models of a bedbug and a head louse.  Last year I spent many months creating a deer tick and a West Nile virus carrying mosquito. The bodies … Continue reading

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