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 […]
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!”
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 […]
Posted a collection of photos from our Halloween 2012 display called “Black Gate.” You can view the entire gallery here.
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.