News and Community Spotlights

Introducing The 'Clays For Makers' Material Spotlights

Learn about these NEW events where Chavant Brand Manager Janessa Porter takes you on a hands-on tour of different clays and how they best align to your unique workflows. (read more)

Engineering Empowerment: How a Biomedical Class Inspired a Life-Changing Prosthetic Project

Maggie Collier's life took an unexpected turn during a spring day in her biomedical engineering class, taught by David Laiho. (read more)

Sculptures that Look Good Enough To Eat

Walking through the Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, between Gates T12 and T16 you might stumble across a stacked collage of rainbow ice cream melting right off the cones. In fact, this is not ice cream at all, but the work of artist and sculptor Jourdan Joly. (read more)

Jurassic Merman Productions: How Wesley Croft Turned His Mermaid Passion into a Career

Wesley Croft, founder of Jurassic Merman Productions, has transformed his lifelong passion for mermaids into a thriving business. Wesley's journey began with a love for sculpting and art, a hobby that provided solace, especially after a car accident left him with spinal injuries. Swimming, particularly as a merman, became a therapeutic outlet for him, blending his interests in free diving and mermaids. (read more)

Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East Recasts Antiquity

The giant plaster castings of ancient reliefs in the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East are rejuvenated with the help of modern moldmaking materials (read more)

Customer Spotlight – Scenery First

Allentown – We have our spotlight on Scenery First, a Philadelphia company that manufactures scenery, displays, and event décor. The company was recently approached to create pieces for the Museum of the American Revolution located in Philadelphia, PA. We caught up with Jack Doyle the company’s founder for an inside look at the exhibit and for a quick Q&A about creating and recreating museum pieces. (read more)

Epic Cosplay Creations by Dovah Design

Sam Geist, owner of Dovah Design, is an imaginative cosplayer and propmaker who epitomizes the essence of learning through doing. Her cosplay journey, sparked by the enchanting realms of the video game Skyrim in 2014, rapidly transitioned from experimenting with basic materials like Worbla, expanding foam, and EVA to mastering the art of mold making and casting. (read more)