I've taken a little break from the NINE IDOLS for a special project for my little nephew's upcoming first birthday. In Korea a baby's first birthday is called DOLJANCHI and is celebrated in big fashionable way, because in the old days the mortality rate for newborns were pretty bad. There are many instances when an … Continue reading A Little Break with a Cock-A-Doodle-doo!
Part 4 of the series is here. Previously I made the molds for the eyes, noses, and teeth to add to the skulls, which I plan to cast it in resin to give the overall artwork a 3D feel. So I have survived the painstaking process of making latex molds, now comes the fun part: … Continue reading Nine Idols WIP 4 : Resin Casting
Today I show you my first time at moldmaking. This was for making the eyes and teeth for the skulls. I bought this latex moldbuilder from Joanns. It seemed pretty simple, just brush on layer over another layer of the latex onto the object to make the mold out of. As you can see in … Continue reading Nine Idols WIP 3
Hey there. Part 2 of my Work in Progress Session with THE NINE IDOLS. I've actually had these prepped last summer and now that I have the sketches down I'm ready to get working. Here are the nine boards primed with gesso. I opted to give them a 3d feel and so I stenciled the … Continue reading The Nine Idols WIP 2
"You shall not make for yourself an image [idols] in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below." - Exodus 20:4