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Rut Garcia | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 16, 2013

Rut Garcia

Scenic Painter
   United Kingdom
  |   London, United Kingdom
  |  1:34 am Local Time

Overview

With ten years of experiencie, I have been working for several workshops in Spain and United Kingdom as a painter and modelmaker in order to establish contact with as many techniques as possible.

I learned about set and prop painting (painting and finishing effects are my best), skin painting, model making, poly sculpture, prop-making and mold making.

Likewise, I have been involved in amazing projects like "Frankenweenie" by Tim Burton, "Pan´s Labyrinth" by Guillermo del Toro, or "The Impossible" by J.A. Bayona.
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Service Description

TECHNIQUES:
Painting: Airbrushing, spraying, lacquering, faux painting and finishing effects, woodgrainning, marbling, distressing and aging, element hardening and texture coat.

Mold making: Polyester, silicone (mold and prosthetic) and fast casts. Also familiar with polyurethane resin and fibreglassing, latex and plaster.

Polycarving: Generally work with plasticine and clay. Also familiar sculpting Polystyrene as well as special substances like epoxy or super-sculpey.

Prop finishing: Having basic knowledge in different topics and materials, allows me to be able to build props, models and maquettes.


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Employment

Burning Windmills Pictures Ltd.
Puppet Painter
2011 - 2011
Painting puppets in silicone and foam latex for Frankenweenie, Stop Motion Film directed by Tim Burton.
Les Enfants Terribles
Prop Painter and Finisher
2011 - 2011
Model maker and prop`s painter for "Winter`s Ball" at the Lyric, directed by Les Enfants Terribles, Theatre Company.
Propshop Modelmakers
Polysculptress
2011 - 2011
Model making and poly sculpting for Propshop Modelmakers. I was involved in "47 Ronin", film directed by Carl Erik Rinsch, I was making some japan stones fakes.
DRS Construction
Prop and prosthetic maker, and painter
2011 - 2011
Mold-making and lamination with resin and fiberglass. Application, airbrushing and finishing on set. Prosthetic making in silicone for DRS Construction´s commissioned work for "The Fades", BBC3...
Artem Ltd.
Finisher
2011 - 2011
Mold making and finishing for Lady Godiva Project Olympics 2012. Using of polyester resin and fabrik glass to build the external case of an animatronic giant puppet.
Luzan-ICP
Prop Finisher
2010 - 2010
Set Finisher for Luzan-ICP`s commissioned work for "The Impossible", film directed by J.A. Bayona. • I had to get a good finished for every prop what would appear at the tsunami...
Artefacto Escenografía
Set Finisher Manager
2004 - 2010
• Managed teams composed of 4-15 people. Responsible for requesting materials, inventory and general oversight. • Supervised the painting department following through on each individual project...

Education

University of the West of England
Three Month Animation Course
2003 - 2003
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Course in Visual Arts in Cinema, TV and Theater
2003 - 2003
Escuela de Animación Hermanos Lagares
Course on Stop-Motion Animation and Model Making
2002 - 2002
Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca
Bachelor of Arts in Communications
1996 - 2000

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scenic painter
faux artist
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