My Mighty Midland Mantis sculpture is on display in downtown Midland until mid September. The Mantis is located on the corner of West Main and Gordon…across the street from the H Hotel. He’s big, he’s bright and pretty photogenic. As one of the participating artists I was invited to Dow Diamond to watch a Loon’s [...]
As a child I used to draw monsters and as an adult I continue to doodle monsters every chance I get. This is very special class designed for children 6 to 12 years old who along with an accompanying adult will use their imagination to draw a monster then turn that artwork into a fabulous [...]
On April 17th, 2013 we moved into some new studio space at 718 George Street in Midland, MI. The new workshop is not huge, around 900 sq. feet but it’s a huge improvement over working out of my basement, garage and dining room table. Renting studio space serves two purposes. First it [...]
One of the most commonly asked questions….here’s the answer.
A patch of new pumpkins for the 2013 haunting season.
Mr. Bunny was a cheap little dollar store stuffed animal that was our oldest son’s best friend growing up. The little blue bunny was a tremendous source of comfort during doctor visits, thunderstorms and those days when it felt like the whole world was against you. During the years [...]
Finished some new papier mache zombie which feature some pretty amazing textures considering they were created with everyday household materials such as paper towels, facial tissue and toilet paper. “They’re coming to get you Barbara!”
Severed zombie heads, pumpkins and children’s monster sculptures…the STOLLOWEEN Shop is now open with lots of new items to be added in the following weeks. Click the photo to visit the shop.
My entry for the HauntForum $20 Prop Challenge is a companion piece to my 2010 entry titled “Buster Gravesley.” Buster Gravesley had a son named Buster. Buster’s son was a gnarly surfer dude head banging sort of guy, always on the look out for the perfect wave. Unfortunately Buster Jr. met his end [...]
Completed a 5 ½ foot tall praying mantis sculpture for the 2013 Summer Sculpture Series Downtown Midland. The big guy will be delivered this week and all things considered it was a very fun project. The “Mighty Midland Mantis” was constructed from ½ inch pieces of plywood that were designed to fit [...]