Paul Tanner studied art, science, and business to pursue his dream of making facial prosthetics for those without an ear, eye, or nose from cancer, trauma, or facial anomalies. A few years ago, his career unexpectedly turned to help those with breast cancer when he was asked not to make a prosthesis for a woman that had a mastectomy. The impact it had on that woman changed both of their lives.
Paul Tanner is an artist that creates illusions. His canvas is silicone and his work is literally life changing! He makes life-like prosthetics (ears, eyes, noses, nipples, breasts, fingers, hands, & feet) and absolutely loves what he does.
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