And it appears I’m off on yet another side trip…indulging a recurring fascination with trying to do likenesses of people. I check in every ten or twenty years to see if I can do it yet. No clear idea of why, or what I’ll do with the results if I do…but it seems like a good skill to have in my toolbox.
“Strange Bird” in process. (5/11 addendum: SOLD!)
I’ve been invited by White Bird Gallery in Cannon Beach, Oregon to be in their Animals show this spring. This is a possible piece for that show, if the human ears don’t disqualify it from the “animal” category.
Small quick sketch for patina testing purposes, face 5 or 6″ tall.
Small quick sketch done this afternoon (face is 6″ tall). May do some more small faces because I need things to try out patinas on without experimenting on major pieces.
Final photo above added Feb 17. “Exploring Happiness” series, “Orangutan” by Steve Eichenberger.
Major challenge to hollow out, but it’s done now and drying.