Author Archives: Todd P.

Ben’s Last Night: A Tribute to Duane Jones, new ‘Night of the Living Dead’ kit from Dedham Pond, sculpted by Joe Simon

Television has been the focus of way, way too many hours of my life, especially given how little of that time I was actually happy. But I do recall a few times that I got something memorable out of watching TV.… Read the rest

The story of Eva, Dedham Pond’s new Paquet-sculpted bust

Dedham Pond Designs was created in early 2010, shortly after sculptor William Paquet first contacted me with an offer to work together on a project that turned out to be a bust called “Alma”, inspired by the effects work Dick Smith did on the 1981 movie “Ghost Story”.… Read the rest

Another fossil cast I built: Ichthyornis, a bird with bite

I recently finished building these two at work and thought I’d share them here. They’re resin castings of Ichthyornis, from a fossil dug up in western Kansas. My employer’s website says the molds were made from the most complete Ichthyornis skeleton ever found.… Read the rest