The modern interior storyboard image with Whitefriars glassware
Opening scene my stepfathers 1970s lounge...
Modern interior glassware made from sweet wrappers
My stepfather's armchair. Tiny needlecord replicates to scale the 1970s jumbo velour cord so prevalent in that era
Newspaper bicycle with coffee cup wheels, paper drinking straw frame
Toothpick spokes and corrugated card tyres the bike has moveable wheels, handlebars and pedals
The Hero rides his bicycle to the East End to find his friend.
A sourced image of a typical tea van in wartime London
Taken from the period images this model of a Women's Voluntary Service tea van fabricated with to scale tea urn
Lightweight bench fabricated from lollipop sticks covered in black crepe for a wood texture look
Bench in situ: scene of a West London park
Small details - a birth certificate and watch made from a thin strip of leather and tiny sequin
After trying out many materials, lighting gel sheeting finally got the strength and translucency needed for the Whitefriars bowl
Scale to show size of the tiny bowl and the pleasing shadow thrown when lit
Build of the glassworks screen lit to demonstrate intense heat
Made from cardboard, dowelling rods, bolts from stamped plasticine, grey tissue paper
Set up gathering together a set mainly made up of glassworks props sourced from the BFI film 'The Romance of Glass'
My stepfather in the 1950s after the war, returned to Whitefriars
The Hero with his 'Amber ribbon bowl '
Scene from the final edit. Icicle glass piece made by my stepfather