Production Designer, Locations, Casting
Original Air Date: CBC “Nature of Things” 9-April-2015, 8:00pm EST, Genre: Documentary
Production Company: 90th Parallel Productions Ltd (CAN) / Lion TV (UK), Producer: Andy Gregg, Director: Stuart Elliott
Broadcaster: CBC Nature of Things (CAN); Channel 4 (UK); PBS Nova (US) Continue reading
British Soldier, front view
British Soldier, 2/3 view
British Soldier, rear view
Although these photos may look like a “green army guy,” it is actually a wax “master” that Peter has sculpted and will be used to create a mold for a pewter figurine using the lost wax method.
The actual size of the figure is around three inches high (about 7.5 cm).
Click on the pictures to enlarge and view the detail.
When the Royal Newfoundland Regiment needed new uniforms, it was Peter that they turned to for them.
Take a look at the gallery below, both just finished in his shop and “on the floor” on the site. Continue reading
Peter’s access to authentic period artifacts gives him the unique ability to recreate period clothing, as they would have been, right down to the last, hand-made stitch.
Many of the projects that Peter creates for museums start with an original artifact such as the one documented in this article. Peter goes to great lengths to ensure that colours, materials and even hand-made stitch lengths are as close to the original as is possible, based on the original artifact and his extensive knowledge of the period.
The first step in any recreation is the detailed examination of the original. This chapeau was held in the Lundy’s Lane Historical Society’s care. Continue reading
Original Air Date: 5-Oct-2011, Genre: Documentary
Production Company: PBS, Producer/Director: Paul Lamont
Broadcaster: PBS / WGBH / Fort Erie Museum Continue reading