MODEL MAKING AND ADDITIONAL WORKS

Bradley's

lock and

key shop

Bradley's Lock and Key Shop is located at 24 E State St, Savannah, GA and is a family owned business that has been operating for five generations. I donated the model to the family after the owner was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. 

Model by: Michael Ruiz-del-Vizo

1/3

This assignment was to create a Sci-Fi vehicle made out of three different model kits in three different scales.The model was built out of A Revell 1:72 PT-109 Boat, A Revell 1:48 F/A-18E Super Hornet, and A Revell Big Boy Locomotive. I then Photoshopped the spacecraft into different locations.

Kit Bash

Model

Model by: Michael Ruiz-del-Vizo

Peter and the Starcatcher

by Rick Elice, based on the book by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

This was one of my first sets I ever designed and modeled. The design was inspired by Victorian Jewelry and Music Boxes.  Competed in the FL District 8 Independent Events 2014, Florida State Thespian Festival 2015

Design and Model by: Michael Ruiz-del-Vizo

Texture

Project

Drawn by: Michael Ruiz-del-Vizo

The assignment was to create 30 textured spheres in Photoshop in just under 30 days.

The first 15 textures are natural objects; the second 15 textures are man-made objects.

Each object was individually painted in Photoshop using a Wacom Tablet.

SCENIC

PAINTING

Painted by: Michael Ruiz-del-Vizo

The assignment was to re-create a standard large letter postcard into a 3'-0" by 5'-0" Scenic Drop.

The assignment incorporated several different techniques including wet blending, dry brushing, color mixing, etc.

This was the original image:

Additional Scenic painting samples:

DROP

DESIGN

Front Curtain Olio Drop designed and printed for The Lucas Show: Happy Days are Here at the historic Lucas Theatre in Savannah, GA. The drop was drawn and designed in Photoshop and printed at Printhead Studio.

Designed by: Michael Ruiz-del-Vizo

Lighting by: Andrea De La Higuera