Monthly Archives: May 2015

Cement Truck Pencil Carving

Another happy Client

Another happy Client

After I posted some of my other pencil lead carvings, I was contacted by someone in Florida who wanted to commission a pencil.  He was one of the those dream clients we get now and then that are super-excited and give me free reign.  😀

All I knew was that he was in the construction industry, but that gave me a wide range of ideas.  He wouldn’t let me ask him any questions but did answer one, which confirmed what I had already planned – it was to be a cement mixer!

THANK YOU JS!!!!

Contact me if you would like your own custom carved pencil!

Below are some image of the final piece.

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Glass Mosaic – Unique Converse Chuck Taylors

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Glass MosaicI’ve been wearing ‘Chucks’ (Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star sneakers) for a long time.  But it wasn’t until recently that I looked at them as a subject for my art work.  It started with a pencil carving – a 1/8″ tall sneaker carved from a pencil lead.

This project is a 12″ x 20″ (30cm x 50cm) glass mosaic mounted on 1/4″ plexiglass.  It’s been a long process working on this as I’ve taken a lot of time to select the best colors and textures for each area of the design. Continue reading