The Creature and Portrait Sculptures of Mike Hill

We visit the workshop of Mike Hill, a renowned portrait sculptor who specializes in recreating the classic horror monsters of Hollywood (and the actors who embodied them). Mike’s full-body sculptures of characters like Frankenstein’s Monster, the Wolf Man, and even Christopher Reeve’s Superman are startlingly lifelike. We chat with Mike about his process, look at a work-in-progress, discuss what he tries to achieve with his portraits.

Video Shot and Edited by Joey Fameli
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12 thoughts on “The Creature and Portrait Sculptures of Mike Hill

  1. I am so glad you guys got a chance to do a Video with Mike Hill. We have heard so much on Still Untitled, and from Frank Ippolitto about his amazing work.

  2. Very interesting. That Frankenstein is awesome.

    I think Norm should start shaking these dudes’ hands at the end. Each guest anticipates, but it never happens.

  3. Eerily lifelike. I found myself thinking that any second now, Oliver Reed is gonna join in the conversation say something like “No reason to be rude. You can speak directly to me. I’m right here, you know”

    Nice vid, guys.

  4. Nice placing of Mike to be in Oliver Reed’s gaze, as though he was listening in. That head is so realistic I was waiting for him to interject.

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