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Amanda Thomas

I am primarily a costume and model maker, having worked for Mackinnon and Saunders for over 20 years. I have a passion for costume work, knitting, crocheting, needle felting, and making in general.

I am also a pet portrait artist, which I do along side any freelance jobs I am working on.

Practical skills include sewing, knitting, fabric dyeing, needle felting, screen printing, armature work, silicone casting, foam baking, vac forming, painting (acrylic, oils, airbrushing and spray painting), sculpting (clip foam, balsa, milliput, body filler, plastizote, buckram).

Films: The House, Pinocchio, Isle of Dogs, Frankenweenie, Fantastic Mr Fox, ParaNorman, The Corpse Bride, Max and Co.,Tchaikovsky, Poles Apart, Archie, NFTS, Slumberless.

Television:The Sound Collector, Macy’s Christmas Commercial 2021, Vanmoof Bikes Commercial, Coca-Cola A World Without Waste campaign, Intu Christmas commercial 2018, BBC Christmas Ident 2017, Sainsbury’s Christmas Advert 2016, Gogglebox Ad Break, Text Santa Knitted Ad break, Netflix original series Rilakkuma and Kaoru, The Clangers, Twirlywoos, Moonbaby, Scream Street, Strange Hill High, Jeff The Chef, Gerry Anderson’s Firestorm, Raa Raa The Noisy Lion, Toby’s Travelling Circus, Rastamouse, Rupert The Bear, Postman Pat, Enji Benji, Fifi and The Flowertots, Andy Pandy, Bill and Ben, Rotten Ralph, Little Robots.