JakeCanMake

Home of professional model maker Jake Eaton

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About Jake

From a very young age Jake showed a huge interest in creating things. From drawing and painting to sculpture and models, this enthusiasm stayed with him and developed through school and college until he graduated with a BA(hons) in modelmaking.

Jake has a variety of skills suitable for a variety of different applications including modelmaking, sculpting, moulding and casting, operating workshop machinery and finishing. He can help you through any part of the creative process; from initial design, to final polish.

So if you need help on a project or have a commission that you need a hand with, please do not hesitate to get into contact.

Experience

Zone Creations06/12 - Present

Working mainly with acrylic, I help produce a variety of very highly finished products for high end clients. Tasks include daily use of workshop machinery, assembly, finishing and specialist skills involved in acrylic fabrication.

Network Model Makers01/12 - 04/12

Involved in all processes of architectural model making including spraying and finishing, surface prep work and assembly. Tasks also include maintenance and installation of clients models.

LifeCast Ltd07/11 - 11/11

I worked on a number of jobs ranging from props for TV and film to designing and sculpting an alien for a music video. I was also involved in creating silicone dummies and prosthetics.

Previous Employers

I have also worked with Capital Models, Millenium Models, Berry Place, Hot House IWG

Skills

Hand Tools including drills, routers, sanders

Machinery including Mill, Lathe & circular saw

Moulding and casting including silicone, fibreglass & resins

Quality finishing including sanding, buffing & polishing

MIG & spot welding

Laser Cutting

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator

AutoCAD, Rhinoceros

Qualifications

BA(Hons) Model Making - Arts University College at Bournemouth

BTEC Art & Design

A Level History

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Contact

If you need more hands for an upcoming project or you would like to enquire further about my services please get in touch.

+44 (0) 781 774 3206

info@jakecanmake.com

Tutorials

I offer student tuturials on a wide variety of model making techniques. Got a question, or want to book a session, then give me a shout.

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