Spring Bling

I was feeling a bit of Spring fever as the weather is getting warmer, so I thought I would do something out of the ordinary for me - something warm and colorful. Also, my wife has been looking at macrame plant hangers and that took me back to when I was a kid in the [...]

Logic Model Infographic

I created this infographic as part of an assignment for a grant writing class. Logic models are used to illustrate how grant money will be used and how it will impact the overall project.  They are typically done on a spreadsheet or some other document form.  I decided I wanted to communicate the impact of [...]

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 [...]

Looking Home

This is a piece I did after my first attempt at sculpting a full bust. Once I had the bust complete it just looked rather plain and a bit alien. I decided to cut the head at 3/4 and placed it on a flat piece of clay. I think that change really added more interest [...]