The Price of Fame

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. Final was cast in Bondo and [...]

The Fighter

(Update 2: September 8th, 2018- "The Fighter was awarded a first place ribbon at the Utah State Fair in the Creative Arts Amateur division! The Greenman won BEST OF SHOW!) (Update: August 11, 2018 - So I entered this piece in our local county fair. It won first prize in the Fine Arts (FA) Sculpture [...]

The Green Man

(Update 2: September 8th, 2018 - The Greenman won a first place ribbon and BEST OF SHOW at the Utah State Fair in the Creative Arts Amateur Category!!! I'm thrilled! My other piece, "The Fighter" was awarded a first place ribbon as well!) (Update August 11, 2018 - I entered this piece along with "The [...]

By Our Own Lies

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. [...]

Restless

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 [...]

Sleeping Beauty

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 [...]

Smiling Face

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 [...]