Ryan Young

Ryan Young

Senior Technician

School of Art & Design

Role

Ryan is a model maker and body cast artist who facilitates and supports young creatives across dozens of different contemporary art and design specialisms within the College of Art, Design and the Built Environment. Ryan Delivers taught workshop sessions, 1 to 1 tutorials and large group lectures within the College. Ryan sometimes works alongside Richard Arm of the Advanced Textiles Research Group on collaborative projects when necessary.

Career overview

  • 2018 - Present: Trauma FX Global - Life-Cast Artist/ Sculptor/ Mould Maker
  • 2017 - Present: Nottingham Body Cast - Life-Cast Artist/ Sculptor/ Mould Maker
  • 2017 - Present: Rainbow Productions - Prop Maker/ Costume designer/ CAD Modeller
  • 2015 - Present: Nottingham Trent University - Senior Technician of Mould Making & Casting
  • 2014: Zone Creations: Model Maker
  • 2014: The Green Marine: Toy Prototype Model Maker
  • 2014: Pinewood Studios/ Prop Shop: Star Wars VII The Force Awakens - Prop Maker/ Model Maker
  • 2014: Pinewood Studios/ Greens team: Star Wars VII The Force Awakens - Set Dresser/ Scenic Artist
  • 2013 - Present: Model and Prop Creations: Prop Maker/ Model Maker
  • 2012: Shepperton Studios/ DB Props: Thor II The Dark World - Junior Prop Maker/ Model Maker
  • 2012: London 2012 Olympics: Weymouth opening ceremony - Prop Maker

Research areas

  • Sculpting
  • Mould making
  • Prop Making
  • Composite Materials
  • 3d Modelling
  • 3d Printing
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Costume Design
  • Life-Casting
  • Body-Casting
  • Model-making
  • Product Design

External activity

  • Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)
  • Member of The Association of Life-Casters International (ALI)

Sponsors and collaborators

  • John Pacey-Lowrie - Ocular Prosthetics clinic
  • Nottingham City Council - Replicating an icon: Robin Hood
  • Trauma FX - Simulation bodies
  • Rainbow Productions – Prop making

Course(s) I teach on

  • Undergraduate | Full-time | 2019

    https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/courses/find-your-course/art-design/ug/2019-20/ba-hons-fine-art

  • Undergraduate | Full-time | 2019

    https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/courses/find-your-course/art-design/ug/2019-20/ba-hons-costume-design-and-making

  • Ceramics collection inspired by geometric architecture by Natalie Bell, 2018
    Undergraduate | Full-time | 2019

    https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/courses/find-your-course/art-design/ug/2019-20/ba-hons-decorative-arts