The Art of Themed Entertainment and The Lincoln Museum

IMG_1566The Lincoln Museum in Springfield, Illinois is filled with high-end historical dioramas. Designed by friends at BRC Imagination Arts, the displays help to bring history to a more personal level by placing the audience in the middle of the action. Read more of this post

Death and Storytelling in Themed Entertainment

In an earlier post I demonstrated how to make a Pirate Skeleton.  Why do we, as theme park guests, find these props and images fascinating and entertaining?  At last count I found over 48 corpses and 3 cemeteries on display at various locations throughout Disneyland in California.  They help set the mood of the attraction by sparking our curiosity and playing to our basic human emotions.  We at FRCH set the mood of every project with our design work.  With clients like Disney, Seaworld Parks & Entertainment, and Herschend Family Entertainment, we need to understand every aspect of great storytelling.

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