Madame Tussauds Amsterdam to Commemorate Steve Jobs

Technology pioneer, Steve Jobs, is to be remembered at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam as the attraction announces a new figure of the legendary business man and inventor will be revealed.

The co-founder of Apple Inc and brain behind the iPod, iPhone and iPad will be portrayed in his trademark relaxed style, wearing a black cotton turtle neck, Levi 501 jeans and New Balance trainers. He will also be wearing replicas of his custom made Lunor spectacles.

Ironically, the techniques used to create the figure are extremely technology free, using the same tools and methods first employed by Madame Tussaud herself over two hundred years ago. The first step is to create a perfect clay sculpture from which moulds are then made for the wax to be poured. The wax is then slowly and painstakingly coloured using layers of oil paint and hairs are individually inserted strand by strand. All the work is done by hand.

The figure has been on a tour of Madame Tussauds attractions around the world and will remain at the attraction in Amsterdam until the end of April.

Below, you’ll find a preview video of the Jobs statue.

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