My current work in progress. Continuing on my theme of strong women, I decided to go in the opposite direction from The Fighter. Social media and social media stardom comes at a cost to women and that cost is often in the form of sexual idealization. This work is trying to capture that cost.
Women have always been a huge part of my life. My mother is a strong woman who was a working mom from way back. My wife is a strong woman who'll kick your ass over a lack of coffee in the morning (Love you Honey!). My daughter is a strong woman who has busted her [...]
The Green Man is typically a sculpture of a face made from or surrounded by leaves. This image can be found on buildings and churches reaching far back into history. Images of the Green Man can be found as far back as 420 BCE in the form of a leaf-clad statue of Dionysus. Although not specifically [...]
Inspired by the current political climate. I started with a plaster cast of my face and hands using alginate and plaster. I covered the mounting board in chicken wire for texture, then painted the plaster casts with gloss black spray paint and the did a splatter effect of browns, blacks, and gray on the board. [...]
This one was born of a desire to revisit my failed project "Sleeping Beauty." I came across and image on the DeviantArt website that just spoke to me. I knew I could accomplish the goal of sculpting another nude reclining figure, only this time, instead of a relaxed pose, I wanted to capture a more [...]
I started this piece before we moved from North Carolina, so it traveled across the country. I worked many months on this piece and in the end, was never able to see it completed. Like everything else I work on, this one was just inspiration out of the air. I wanted to try my hand [...]
After completing "Looking Home" I wanted to try a full bust once again. This time focusing on proportions and really trying to make it look lifelike. This piece is also done is Sculpey and took me approximately two months of nights and weekends to finish. The hair ended up being the most difficult part of [...]