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This professional reproduces three-dimensional scale models of an idea or project starting from technical plans and sketches. It is technical and artistic work to support engineering and architecture projects but which is also used in the cinema and for the creation of scenery.


  • Collect the information and documentation to make the model with the required amount of detail.
    Resort to topographic reports.
    Use a project plan at the same scale as the model.
    Consult sketches with ideas that show movement or other effects.
    In the event of reproducing buildings or historical contexts, ensure correct historical documentation.
  • Draft the budget for construction of the model, considering its size, complexity, the time required, materials used and professionals involved (carpenters, turners, electricians, etc.).
  • Select suitable materials for the construction of the mock-up (wood, plastic, plaster, cork, putty, resin, etc.) and suitable effects for its decoration and illumination.
  • Construct the model.
    Accurately cut each of the pieces, using computer design tools, digitally controlled machinery or traditional tools.
    Join the pieces manually, one by one, to create the three-dimensional model.
    Decorate the mock-up to achieve a quality model, considering the color, furniture and accessories, lighting, etc.
    Ensure correct quality control of the model.
    Sometimes take responsibility for controlling production costs and meeting the delivery deadline.

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