Large props make a big impact and Mark has a great track record of making them for a variety of events in entertainment and leisure to art installations and promotional campaigns. He tends to sculpt in polystyrene and coat with a hard exterior such as fibreglass and resin. He can mould and cast large props in multiples if required. He can also design the props to be easily assembled and transportable.
Megalodon and sharks for Antepavilion 2020
2020 Antepavilion competition winner Jaimie Shorten's proposal comprised of full-scale replica sharks. Mark was commissioned to create the 5 metre Megalodon dinosaur shark, which involved building a fuselage body plus fibre-glassing and realistically painting two Great Whites and a Tiger shark which were CNC'd by ProDuck. The sharks can be viewed at Hoxton Docks which are on floating platforms in Regents Canal. Here are some of them in situ and during the production process:
Large barbershop props for Golden Scissors
Golden Scissors – “The Art of Barbering” - a chain of Turkish inspired barber shops providing a grooming service for todays modern man. Mark was commissioned to make large props of pieces of barber’s equipment, a Cut Throat Razor, Scissors, Clippers and a Shaving Set.
Other Large Props
A wide variety of large-scale props have been requested over the years....