Okay, I've completed three more in the Nine Idols series. This is Reaper, the Idol of Bloodshed and Violence. Given humankind's mad obsession for blood and wrath, and adding on the recent social and political storm in the US over gun control. Not to mention the ominous signs that the world is steps closer to… Continue reading Nine IDOLS: Four to Go…
This past week I've completed two of the NINE IDOLS pieces. As mentioned before, each of these skulls represent things that people get hooked on, or addicted to, in such way that they worship it like an idol. Check them out below: Meet Smokie, the Idol of you guessed it smoking. Tobacco, marijuana, anything that… Continue reading Nine IDOLS : Two Down, Seven to go…
Hi it's been a long time since I've posted anything about my day trips. Before I would put up bunches of pictures, now I have compiled it into a nice little video which will be whole lot easier to view rather than scrolling down through each and every individual pics. I guess this is what… Continue reading Field Trip Day 4-15-2018 : King Tut Exhibit @ California Science Center
I've finally finished putting together a short vid of my latest work in progress. Unfortunately it's too big to upload it here directly, so I'm pasting a Youtube link here: https://youtu.be/3A5PR_oBDJc More cool vids coming soon!
So I have the pieces (eyes, teeth, nose) for all nine skullheads. Now to put them together! Here I am putting together the first of the 9 idols I call MR. VAIN. Because there is the tendency for one to worship, you guessed it, self. We as humans will do anything to stand out and… Continue reading Nine Idols WIP 5 – Skull Parts Assemble!
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