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…
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!
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
Another session with metal and acid. These are more for testing purposes as I was still figuring out how to work with acid and stencil. The one on the right, the skull one, is more simplistic except for the teeth, that took some work. The left one was more complex job, as there were lot… Continue reading Biohazard Test
Man oh man this hot and humid weather has me ducking for cover for the cooler. I don't know I said this before but I'll say it again, I loathe Hot Weather. And you add humidity to the mix, curse you weather gods! 😥😝😝😥 That aside, I was given a suggestion to paint over the… Continue reading t.@.L.L. LOG 8-2-17
Back to work this Friday, though I was feeling a bit sluggish and low energy, something that happens very once in a while. And it didn't help any more that some teenagers nearby were smoking some weed and I could smell the strong odor, yuck. Still I pushed myself to get some work done, and… Continue reading t@LL Log 4/15/17