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Artists' Techniques Rendered Habitat Dioramas Mesmerizingly Real

Artists' Techniques Rendered Habitat Dioramas Mesmerizingly Real

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The dioramas in the Jill and Lewis Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals have always been splendid, but after more than a year of painstaking restoration, they look better than ever. A multi-video series documents their renovation. In these videos, Museum artists Stephen C. Quinn and Joianne Bittle Knight describe how the 3-D foregrounds and 2-D backgrounds of the dioramas were originally created.

Tags: Dioramas, Mammals

Permanent Midnight: Wolf Diorama Gets New "Moon Shadows"

Permanent Midnight: Wolf Diorama Gets New "Moon Shadows"

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The dioramas in the Jill and Lewis Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals have always been splendid, but after more than a year of painstaking restoration, they look better than ever. A multi-video series documents their renovation. In this video, Museum artist Stephen C. Quinn describes how a team re-created the evocative blue moonlight over snow in the wolf diorama.

Tags: Dioramas

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