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 [...]
While doing some work which required me to browse through my collection of Halloween and prop photos I selected forty of my favorites presented here in no particular order. Click the above photo to see the collection.
Enjoy the season! Click the photo to see the entire zombie snowflake gallery and get the link to the instructions.
Posted a collection of photos from our Halloween 2012 display called “Black Gate.” You can view the entire gallery here.
Due to the weather our display is now closed for the season, thanks to everyone that had a chance to stop by and have a fun and safe Halloween!
The GateKeepers are large gargoyle/demon/alien hybrids that stand guard at the gate of our 2012 Halloween Display. Based on a sketch I created this past summer these creatures are made from papier mache over a wood form. Complete documentation of the process can be found here.
Added a Faux Wrought Iron Fence tutorial that uses wood, PVC and foam to create a creepy old fence to dress up your Halloween display. The process is fairly simple and the results are quite impressive. The complete instructions can be found here.
Currently working a set of demonic style gargoyles based on a simple sketch or abbozo I did one late night while doodling by candlelight. The heads are basically done and the wings will be complete once clay is added and detailed. The heads were built from a half section of an inflated [...]
Legacy Art Studio and Gallery and STOLLOWEEN present The Great Pumpkin Workshop II in Midland, Michigan. You have never built a pumpkin like this before! Join us in September for The Great Pumpkin Workshop II where you will create your very own papier mache pumpkin over the course of four evenings. This [...]
Click the photo to view 100 pumpkin concepts posted on Tortured Pumpkins. Once you are on the Tortured Pumpkin site you can click each pumpkin concept photo to open the design template in a new window.