The Hourglass project is an entrepreneurial idea dreamed up by Nicole Klein, using her makeup talents and self-taught photography skills and combining them with an inspiring idea, she has forged a successful and fulfilling business in an a neglected area of female beauty.
I have always drawn and made creations from the age of eight, I embarked upon the serious study of art and history of art. I still continued to dabble in fashion and illustration, teaching myself the fundamentals of learning to research, design that lead to the development of my own unique style.
Stuart recounts as a successful prosthetic makeup artist his early influences. His popular work and the actors he has enjoyed working with in his varied career, and how embracing computer generated technolgy goes hand-in-hand with the latest prosthetic techniques.
This is the story of how I sculpted Jabba the Hutt, as part of his construction team and one of the operators on set. I was working for Stuart Freeborn on ‘Return of the Jedi’, when the film was still called ‘Revenge of the Jedi’. That was in 1981.