Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Percy the Pumpkin

Tomorrow (3/31/11) is the latest release of the EHAG Emporium - an exclusive marketplace featuring one-of-a-kind Halloween creations. I will be offering my newest creation...Percy the Pumpkin. Sure, he looks a little scary, but honestly I think he is just misunderstood. All bark and no bite (well, maybe a nibble or two).

Percy is hand-sculpted from papier-maché. His arms were a real challenge for me. I knew that I wanted very thin and expressive hands, but papier-maché was just not going to work for me. I was afraid the medium wouldn't be durable enough and that the fingers could break off. I want my creations to last for years and years, so I knew I had to come up with a better solution. After playing around with lots of different materials, I discovered that heavy-gauge wire, wrapped, heavily decoupaged and covered in gesso gave me not only the expressive look I wanted but also amazing durability!

If you want to give Percy a loving home, stop by the EHAG Emporium tomorrow night at 9pm (EST) to see more photos and to get the details on how you can add him to your collection.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Facebook Fan Page

You may have noticed a LOT of your favorite artists promoting their Facebook Fan pages latelty. Facebook has done some major revamping to the good old "fan and business" pages, enticing a lot of us to make the leap. The new improvements actually allow the user to create a more "web" like experince with pages for blogs, photos, updates, newsletters, etc. These new features make it so much easier to keep up with the fast-paced world of the web.

You can view my Facebook fan page here...

Please stop by and be sure to hit the "LIKE" button - I know, it makes me sound so needy - but doing so will ensure that you are getting my current updates and photos of works in progress.

Ain't technology grand!