Friday, June 5, 2009

Time flies when you are having fun

Well I looked at my last blog entry and I realize what a schmuck I am. Has it really been since February? It certainly hasn't been laziness that has kept me away. That much is for certain. So why haven't I updated my blog? Well for starters, I have been blessed with a pregnant wife who is carrying my unborn son. This has set off a chain of events in my household to say the least. I have been scrambling to get a nursery ready for Junior's arrival come September, and I have been remodeling other pieces/parts of my home as well. I think time will be a bit tight when the little guy gets here.

Does this mean I have been not sculpting in the mean time? Hell no... I have been toiling away dripping wax, pushing clay, and all things sculpture almost every day. I have updates to a now finished Sinestro bust as well as an exciting new piece I started working on a week or two ago now: Hawkman.

I think that Sinestro came out really well and I found myself learning a lot about torso anatomy by the time he was finished. The human body is an amazing piece of science, when you actually break it down with how everything all knits together. I am continually amazed with each piece, how much I see something new in the human body to appreciate and/or frustrate me as I sculpt it... *cough* forearms *cough*.

So I have some pictures to show of what's currently going on in the Dawg Pound. My hope is to blaze through the figure work on the Hawkman OOAKO, so that when I reach the inevitable brick wall that will be sculpting feathers on those wings of his, it will still be something that can be powered through and come out as a true portfolio piece.

First I give you a finished Sinestro, of which until I started the Hawkman, I believe was my best piece yet.


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Now the Hawkman, which is yet another commission piece. The head was sculpted in wax and then cast in resin, so I could in essence has a "save" for my work. On the resin head I sculpted the mask in wax far enough along to see the personality of the piece. I won't finish the mask now until the rest of the body is done.


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Next, it was time to start hammering out the anatomy of the body. Like I said, the human body is amazing and I'm picking up some nice knowledge as I go here.


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Well until next time... which will be soon I promise you... thanks for stopping by.
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Keith

3 comments:

  1. WOW... very impressive !!! Just amazing

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  2. Just stumbled on your site, very cool work. Bookmarked.

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