We had the thrill of visiting the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London which features the sets and props from the Harry Potter movies. We spent hours there and especially enjoyed the use miniatures and models used to prepare for the movies and also to provide special photographs effects.

 

Model of the Great Hall

 

Great Hall ceiling used for special effects

 

Ice sculpture centerpiece from the yule ball.

 

Drawing and preliminary models were fascinating

 

A room full of white-card models were used to plan camera placement and shots.

 

White-card model of Castle

 

White-card model of bridge

 

White-card model of Dumbledore’s office

 

White-card model of Knockturn Alley

 

The 1:24 scale model of the Hogwarts Castle and grounds.

 

Castle and greenhouses

 

The Hogwarts greenhouses

 

Hogwarts Castle