Author Archives: meredithries
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Thefiveeleven Dream Lot Competition It had been there for over 150 years. A brick house, ordinary looking until it became the last relic of a time long past. It was a home to families, a headquarters for a contracting company, the … Continue reading
Meet 511 Lafayette Avenue. Also known as Brooklyn Block 1783, lot 93. It’s the building across the street from my apartment. Also known as a small scale personal obsession since I moved in 3 years ago. It’s a double-wide red … Continue reading
In case anyone still reads this. I’m about to start posting things NOT about making props. Its been a few years. Life has changed. I’m sorry.
Its been a while since I’ve made a prop. Lets be specific: It’s been a while since I’ve developed a prop. Which is a very different process. Making props happens all the time. Whenever you hand an actor a piece of paper … Continue reading
I forgot about this one!!! Best text ever. Taken at Petra, in Jordan many years ago. Wish I was there.