I’ve had several requests to explain the process behind my strange wall sculptures, my latest being a cubist turkey. Click the sketch at the bottom for a quick tutorial on carving and painting these kinds of artwork. Enjoy!
This styrofoam carving thing is getting to be a lot of fun.This is my submission for the Halloween season. Styrofoam, chalk paint, and 20 amp Romex wire. The entire creation is roughly 4ft. high by 3ft. wide. Enjoy!
I’ve discovered that making larger-than-life faces is a real hoot. In keeping with earlier pieces, this is carved from 2 inch styrofoam and festooned with acrylic chalk paint (and some pastels and crayons). The hair is fashioned from PEX plumbing, and the entire creation is roughly 4ft. high by 3ft. wide. Enjoy!
In the short tradition of large masks staring at passers by from our living room wall, I present my latest creation – a Picasso-esque tribute to the famous Spaniard. Carved 2-inch styrofoam with latex and acrylic chalk paint, roughly 4ft. x 2ft. Enjoy!
Every so often I feel compelled to put down the mouse, turn off the Mac, and do something much more tangible and hands-on. I found some clip art, tweaked it a bit, and used the pattern to craft this African tribal mask from styrofoam (2-inch) and latex paint. It’s about 4 ft. x 2 ft., and really has a presence on the living room wall. Think I’ll do another… if it’s okay with the wife. Enjoy!