April 12, 2017

Tree houses can inspire some of the strongest happy childhood emotions to be remembered. Building forts, climbing trees, having clubs or having the secret "club house" seem to be some of the most memorable moments for many.

We've created many of these fun pieces for cli...

November 1, 2016

You can't help but notice it. Sitting out in the middle of an overgrown lot right along the freeway in Fresno, CA is something that seems oddly out of place. From far away, it's hard to tell what it is, but nonetheless, there it is. A 30' long wooden and seemingly plas...

October 26, 2016

Cosplay props are taking over. Wearable art. Take a look...

Death Knight - World of Warcraft - Photo by CosPortraits.com 

Over the past few years, a word has entered the everyday lexicon of just about anyone under the age of 40. COSPLAY. What's it all about? It's simple,...

October 26, 2016

Such a large part of what we do here at Monster City involves sculptures and sculpting. We've made pieces from foam, fiberglass, concrete, wood, urethane, acrylic, epoxy, lexan... the list goes on. Most of the character sculpts we produce either start in clay or in the...

October 25, 2016

Video - Laser scanning a sculpted clay knight here at Monster City Studios.

One of the biggest challenges in creating the real world in duplicate is the problem with taking a physical, live object and capturing it digitally so it can be manipulated in a computer. Over t...

October 24, 2016

Theming is everywhere. Whenever you want to engage an audience, one of the most effective ways is physical 3D theming. What the heck is theming you may ask? Good question. A lot of times you may be surrounded by it and don't even know it. Many will immediately point to...

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