Hello again Viewer
So a bit about me. I'm Jack Kirkby and I was born in Kent. I'm an aspiring prop maker with a particular interest in miniature scenery and models.
In my downtime I enjoy a spot of gaming as well as writing and drawing. I hope you enjoy your visit here. Thanks a bunch. - Jack
Date of Birth: 24/10/1999
Once my course has finished, I will be looking for work in the props industry. My focus is primarily model making/miniatures and prop weapons and armour, however I have experience in woodworking, metalworking as well as moulding casting and sculpting.
Hobbycraft, Maidstone, Kent (August 2015, unpaid)- general store maintenance and stock replenishment which involved team working and customer services.
Offset Packaging, Aylesford, Kent (August 2017, temporary)- general warehouse duties which involved team working and heavy lifting.
Business Challenge (2017)- Group project for the Hazlitt Theatre to promote their Christmas Pantomime which involved team working, planning and time management.
Northbrook College Theatre (2019)- As part of the degree course I worked on the theatres Ghost, the Musical production as a prop maker working on prop design and construction as well as set painting.
Film Work (2020)- As part of the degree course I was part of a group who worked with director Peter Thorndike making props for his upcoming film, PlaguePits.
B&Q- Customer Advisor, stock replenishment, customer assistance, money handling and minor sales.
Aylesford School Sports College (GCSE):
English Language: B
English Literature: C
Additional Science: C
Further Additional Science: C
Maplesden Noakes School (A-Levels):
English Literature & Language: E
Film Studies: D
Northbrook MET College (University Degree)
Prop Making & Special Effects Foundation Degree
Miniatures and diorama scenic building- assembling and painting miniatures and creating scenery for them
Creative Writing- writing short stories and scripts film/tv as a hobby
History (World War II)- I enjoy studying this topic, watching tv programs about it and building models around it
Team Working- experienced in working as a group and individually.
Crafting tools and material knowledge- Knives/ scalpels, chop/band saws, glues, resin/silicone moulding & casting, wood work/metal work, foam board/craft foam.
Attention to detail- I look for every small detail when building models as they are so small and every aspect is noticeable.