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Gallery of Handiwork through the Years

This is a gallery of fine and applied art by the hand of Todd van Hulzen. Todd started his career as a fine artist.  Through the years he has functioned as a: decorative painter, copyist, puppet maker, polystyrene sculptor for

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Museum Broekerveiling, phase I: “The Auction Day”

The first phase of Museum Broekerveiling’s debut as an important new regional museums is finished. “The Auction Day”, an installation found in the visitor’s center/museum of the Broekerveiling, is a first introduction to life in the Realm of 1000 islands,

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“Brave Beasts” at the Royal Dutch Army Museum

How do you make a fun and compelling family exhibit about animals and war, without avoiding the hard realities? By forging a risky and stimulating marriage between Army and Carnival . Sculpted black “Shadow Animals” carried the collection on rotating

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Sanctuary, Gothic Sci-Fi Fantasy series

This is a portfolio gallery of design work for the Science Fiction-Gothic-Fantasy series Sanctuary.  Sanctuary has now finished its 4th season on the Sci-Fi Channel. The series pilot was shot in Vancouver using an amount of computer generated imagery (CGI) unprecedented

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Girl with a Pearl Earring, Gilded Age Drama

This is a portfolio gallery of design work for the period drama film Girl with a Pearl Earring. This film was nominated for two Academy Awards (Oscars) of which one was for the Production Design of Ben van Os. The

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Erik in the Land of Insects, 2004

This is a portfolio gallery of design work for the Dutch family film Erik in the Land of Insects (Erik of ‘t klein insectenboek in Dutch). The story is of a young boy who falls into the shrunk-down world of

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European Gigolo

This is a portfolio gallery of design work for the American comedy film Deuce Bigalow, European Gigolo . In spite of being one of the most pointless, puerile, and offensive films ever made, one is nonetheless allowed to be satisfied

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Resistance

This is a portfolio gallery of design work for the historical drama Resistance. IMDB: “The epic tale of an American reconnaissance pilot downed in occupied Belgium at the height of World War II. Hidden by resistance fighters, the pilot falls in

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The Baroness and the Pig

This is a portfolio gallery of design work for the historical drama The Baroness and the Pig. For this film Todd was an assistant to the production designer Ben van Os, as well as a specialty prop maker and set designer. The

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