I have been commissioned to paint an alpaca. But not just ANY alpaca, this alpaca painting will feature “Amy the Alpaca “. This fun theme is being commissioned for a wine label.
Follow along in this post for updates and new images as I work on this piece.
Also, if you enjoy ‘Alpaca Art’, you should check out my metal art alpaca! 😀
Hand Carved Wooden Toy Box Project
This page will show the progress as I begin a wooden toy box project for a client’s twins. The designs will feature jungle scenes with one toy box having a lion and the other will have a giraffe.
Most recent image (April 6, 2018)
I’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
In college, I majored in Sculpture and minored in Jewelry… I started out with a minor in Logic but that just didn’t make any sense to me. Casting metal was a huge part of my curriculum, I loved melting metal and pouring it, seeing the sparks fly as the molten metal burned out the mold! Recently I saw an article about a group that made a portable furnace and goes to neighborhoods, collects discard aluminum and casts it into works of art using sand molds. How Cool is That!?
An old fire in me was sparked and the Melt-O-Matic was born. Continue reading