Category Archives: paper props

Significant Text

For the past year, these images have been hanging above my drafting table:   By Nathan Coley Linda Evangelista photographed by Pierpaolo Ferrari for W magazine, 2009.   The wall was covered with images and clippings, but these were my … Continue reading

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Fake Books Out Of Real Paper

It is so rare in props that you end up making the same thing on 2 different shows. Sure, there are some old standards: knives that bleed so that it looks like someone is getting cut, wine, breakaway bottles etc, … Continue reading

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Newspaper addendum

Oh my, not having internet at home really sucks. I wanted to add a quick note about the endgame that was the Mr and Mrs Fitch newspaper saga. We ended up adding a matte contact paper to the insides of … Continue reading

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I can gather all the news I need from the Weather Report

So, I have to say, newspapers are an incredibly difficult prop. When I saw the script for Mr and Mrs Fitch, which is about gossip columnists manipulating the headlines I thought to myself “those newspapers are going to be a … Continue reading

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