Last August I started offering Papier-mâché miniature village classes where participants could created small houses or building in a scale that matched that of Dept. 56, Lemax and HO model railroads. The classes proved to be tremendously fun and creative. I have never been a fan of working on small scale Papier-mâché pieces but this workshop proved to […]
This year we had two Halloween displays. The first was for Home Depot’s Halloween Style Challenge during the last weekend in September and the second was on Halloween night at the studio. The Home Depot Halloween Style Challenge was a take on a dark carnival freakshow while Halloween at the studio was a display of […]
The yard display went up on Monday, October 28th and while technically it was the smallest display we have done since 2006 it did feature a lot of new pieces. New for 2013 were three large Green Demons, two Green Goblins, a dozen papier mache Tombstones and two new Gargoyles. The three evenings […]
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Maybe it’s the heat but I went a little batty! Made a few papier mache bats over the last couple of weeks including two large hanging bats complete with a three foot wingspan and five 17 inch high figurines each wrapped in a cloak.
Sculpting with homemade paper clay is a lot different than sculpting with oil or water based clay. Once you learn how it behaves you can make it do what you wish.
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 […]
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A patch of new pumpkins for the 2013 haunting season.