Inspiring the Next Generation of Creators: An Interview with Tyler Green, FX

If you have been following us over the past few weeks, you may remember our interview with celebrity special effects makeup artist, Tyler Green. We received so many positive comments about that interview that we decided to highlight more of the amazing work Tyler does. I invite you to take a few minutes and read …

The Making of a Traditional Pequot Corn Husk Doll

Corn, also known as maize, is an indigenous domesticated plant. There are over 12, 000 different species of corn. Over a period of thousands of years, indigenous women purposefully transformed corn through cultivation. The corn that was used by the Pequot people is one that is much different than the corn we enjoy during our …

From Connecticut to the Big Screen: Interview with Tyler Green FX

Walking into Tyler Green’s studio in Winsted is like walking into a Science Fiction movie. You are surrounded by mythical creatures, zombies, monsters and so much more. Tyler Green is a Special Effects Makeup Artist by trade. He graduated college with a degree in the specialized business of Special Effects Makeup, Prosthetics, and Character Design. …

Kid Inventor Spotlight: Ana Lois and the CPR Smart Gloves

Here at the Connecticut Science Center, we are so proud to partner with Connecticut Invention Convention to highlight kid inventors from around our state. Throughout the year, we spotlight students who have participated in Connecticut Invention Convention in our Invention Dimension gallery. We are so excited that we can highlight these amazing students in a series …