Submission to a monthly artblog - the theme for March being Steampunk. I started with the idea of Queen Victoria floating around with the aid of a balloon attached to her crown and things sort of developed from there. I ran out of time before I finished the colour version, hence the silhouette. Happy with the balloon, the aviatrix needs more work…
The cartridge save 3D print cup
Full details at : www.cartridgesave.co.uk/3DPrintCup
In a nutshell: Design your ultimate hero. Get your design printed as a 3D model. You paint the model. Someone picks a winner. Everyone plays Top Trumps!
A friend of mine turned 40 recently so I thought I’d have a go at making a caricature model of him. Started with some exaggerated sketching and unflattering painting in photoshop…
… and then moved on to a sculpt. Can’t say there’s a fantastic likeness, but this was a far as I’d got by the time I’d reached the deadline I’d set myself, i.e. his birthday.
There’s a lot more to the Jim model besides the head, but all that needs tidying up before posting at a later date.
I’m a bit out of practice with the Russian dolls, but working on a couple at the moment - while they’re coming along I thought I’d throw up some pics from an exhibition I was chuffed to be involved with last October.
Outer Space: World Space Week Exhibition at the excellent Sayle Gallery on the Isle of Man, www.saylegallery.com
I was one of eight contributing artists. Many thanks to those concerned for letting me be involved!
I don’t know how long this is viewable, but here’s a possible link to a video from the Manx television website: