Caroline McFarlane-Watts is a movie miniaturist and sculptor. She works directly with clients to fulfill their creative vision in miniature.
Caroline runs the Tall Tales workshop; engineering every stage of the production of the Tall Tales collectible figurines.
Tall Tales high-end collectible figurines are sold worldwide. Caroline is involved in the design stage, sculpting the prototypes, overseeing production both overseas and domestically and organizing distribution.
Tall Tales Productions is a Los Angeles based company which designs and fabricates scale miniatures (sets and props) and maquettes for the entertainment industry.
The Tall Tales workshop creates high-end collectible figurines for fans all over the world. Manufacturing in-house and overseas.
Good Witches Bad Witches™ is a property of
Tall Tales Productions.
Caroline is a British artist, writer and television personality. TV features include Guest Judge for HBO's Craftopia, and collaborating with celebrity baker Duff Goldman on an epic miniature model cityscape cake for Food Network's Cake Masters. Caroline's work has been profiled on Disney ABC.
Caroline has given live demonstrations at BuzzFeed Studio (becoming the number 1 trending video on BuzzFeed and their Instagram feed). She makes televised appearances / demonstrations in the US, UK and in Shanghai, China.
A documentary short film was made about Caroline and her work by Pop Culture & Hobby Culture journalist filmmaker Roger Daniel. (2021).
Caroline's work is exhibited in North America, Europe and Asia. It is sold in over 50 countries. Caroline is featured in publications / published in six languages.
Good Witches Bad Witches™ is the fantasy world IP created by Caroline. It began as a series of children's books written and illustrated by Caroline. Before the release of the books Caroline began sharing her stories and the design process of these characters on her blog. As she visualised her world she began building parts of it using her background as a movie miniaturist. She created maquettes (figurines) of each new character and her audience grew as parts of this world were showcased. Soon interest in Caroline's witchy world Good Witches Bad Witches™ was worldwide and she began producing collectible figurines of these characters for purchase for her fans.
A grouping of bad witches, Good Witches Bad Witches™
Caroline McFarlane-Watts, California, 2022.
Caroline was born and grew up in picturesque and historic Oxfordshire in the United Kingdom. Her childhood was spent a stone's throw from the 'City of Dreaming Spires' where the Inklings penned the fantasy greats, The Hobbit and The Chronicles of Narnia. As a child she built a cardboard cinema and wrote and illustrated books.
After graduating from Royal Holloway, University of London, Caroline worked a short stint in the art department of Harry Potter at Leavesden Studios where she helped to build a miniature scale model of Hogsmeade village. She moved to Los Angeles, a few blocks away from where Walt Disney opened his first little studio and she began a career as a scale miniature model builder, character designer and maquette sculptor. Published in several languages, her work exhibited on four continents, Caroline also teaches sculpting / maquette fabrication in Asia and the U.S. and makes occasional television appearances.
Caroline is the creator of Good Witches Bad Witches™.
Caroline splits her time between Los Angeles, California and Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Besides film and art, her passions include classic and prog rock, history, visiting historical places, travel, outdoor screenings on warm summer nights, cooking, baking, writing and photographing the colourful world around her.