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 [...]
Finshed Boris The Bolter yesterday and soon he will be delivered to a local company for an industrial polycoat application. The build took from February until mid-March and resulted in over 100 hours of work. To see more photos and documentation of the process including links to some time lapse videos click [...]
The Boris troll is now completely built and waiting to be painted this coming weekend. The assembly proceeded according to plan and there were no real surprises other than the amount of time it took to complete the texturing process. The assembly started by attaching the body to the feet. Four 1”x3” pieces of [...]
A quick update on my troll for the 2011 Midland Downtown Sculpture Series, each individual element for Boris is complete and the next step is assembling all the pieces and filling the interior spaces with expandable foam. At this point the basic shape is roughed out but there is still a lot of work [...]
Boris is a troll designed for the 2011 Downtown Midland Summer Sculpture Series. The committee meets next week to select a number of trolls that will be displayed in our downtown area throughout the summer. Boris will be created from several papier mache techniques and sealed with an industrial clear coat. Boris [...]
These three pumpkins were started a couple of weeks ago and are the result of mixing three of my different projects into one…the trash bag pumpkins, the new cardboard strip pumpkins and the screaming ½ skulls. The progress so far is promising…these guys will eventually have eyeballs and get painted with an airbrush.