prop building http://wwno.org en Take Five: Studio Artists Enter Hollywood Studios http://wwno.org/post/take-five-studio-artists-enter-hollywood-studios <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New </span>Orleanians<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are well-schooled in the concept of lagniappe — a little something extra or unexpected. And thanks to artist and prop maker Luis </span>Colmenares<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, that notion now extends into the local film industry.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On one of the first films he worked on, </span>Colmenares<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> noticed how hard everyone was working, particularly the crew.&nbsp;“The actors are great and everything else, but you see the Best Boy and the makeup girl and the lighting guy and all these different people, and you get to meet them and they’re real,” he said.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 28 May 2013 15:37:36 +0000 Brian Friedman 36261 at http://wwno.org