'I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I dont need.'
'The Book Of New Zealand' An Exhibition of New Zealand Landscapes And Hobbit Locations
Unveiled In Los Angeles Ahead Of The World Premier Of The Desolation Of Smaug.
Here is the work that Ra and his team created on location at the Beverley Hilton.
A Film by Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement.
Production Design by Ra Vincent.
Set Visit 'The Hobbit' by The One Ring.Net, Larry Curtis talks to Set Decorator Ra Vincent.
SET DECORATION ILLUSTRATIONS FROM THE HOBBIT An Unexpected Journey.
These where color studies and dressing plans for some of the set builds for the film.
'This is one tool used to quantify set dressing, budget prop makes, finalize colorways and dressing positions.A very basic watercolor and pen technique which communicates basic ideas for the purpose of set decoration.'
These paintings and their final set photos can be found in the collection of 'The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science's Margaret Herrick Library' Coming soon.
The Latest blog from the set of the Hobbit.
'Te Pikotanga O Te Waimapihi'
Unveiled recently at its new home at the Z petrol station in Vivian street Wellington.
These bricks were unearthed while contractors were excavating a building site in downtown Wellington.
They made up part of a 130 year old culvert. The stream that runs beneath the city is recognized by the
images carved into the brick.
Time Lapse Brick sculpting. www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjHe2KBgCcE&feature=youtu.be