Saturday, December 29, 2012

What I did this Xmas

This year’s Christmas card that I created for the owners of my work. Each year, our department creates a card that everyone signs (about 1000 employees) and presents it at our annual Xmas party. This is the 4th card I created, but the first with my cartoons. The card (book) measures 9x12 and is as thick as any other pop-up book. Check out the rest on my Flickr page HERE.

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...and the tree has 10 LED lights and sing "Have a Holly Jolly Christmas" when the last page is opened.


Sunday, November 4, 2012

Construction on Bridge for Airship

Here is the raw build for my bridge and how it will sit on the rest of the ship. I had to shorten the base it sat on to not overwhelm the rest of the body. The detail shot is supposed to be the wrought iron that is over the windows. Now I have to work on the interior of the bridge. FUN!!!!

Astronomical Mechanism for my Victorian Airship

Here is my Antikythera mechanism in progress. It's just shy of a quarter in size and is still missing some gears and spheres. I will place this right beside my Captain's chair on the bridge of the Airship.

Bridge of Victorian Airship

Here are the two concepts that I was working on for my Victorian Airship with the 2nd pic being the final choice.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

New Website Smell

Wife just redesigned the website to better view on tablets and phone (plus update all of the cool new things I created). Check it out here. (Also-will have the new Sun Mask out soon).


Sunday, October 14, 2012

Starting again on the Tarot Mask Set

My wife and I are restarting the Tarot Mask Card Set again now that we both have evolved to a higher level of artistic execution. I am starting with the Sun Mask. Here is some sketches and a pic of original. I also put the pic of my devil head to give you an impression of what the sun will finally look like. Sun-1 sun-2 sun-3 Devil-1

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Art Swap with Stefan Bucher

An art swap with the talented Stefan Bucher ( for one of his books that he designed. Thank you Stefan.

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Tell me what you think...

Friday, September 21, 2012

Found Pics of the Steel Bridge Project

I found some pics of when I was building the Steel Bridge for the Portland Paper Project. This was a fun engineering project. To give you a sense of size-here is me and my Bridge.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Starting to breathe a little more....

Been so busy with visitors, working on the house and work that I haven't been able to do my art..... I actually am working on a veil for a friends wedding as well as the steamship. But I got the inspiration bug to do some testing of silhouettes. Enjoy.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Here are 2 pics from the wedding reception. The reception was held in the Natural History Museum in LA. I can't wait to see the rest of the pictures. I am glad for the opportunity to be a part of this.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

A little break from the Airship

I took a comission to work on two masks for a wedding reception based on something I did several years ago. Here are the glamour shots that Elisa took. I will post the reception pics later (when I get them). Enjoy.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Creating Buttresses for Engine Room

I am in the process of finishing up the back Engine Room-but need some supports. This is what I have come up with. Have been scouring the web for Victorian and Art Nouveau Iron Works. I am off to now paint the engine room because I can't go forward until it is installed. I will be back with some pics of that.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Victorian Airship Construction Status

My Victorian ship's construction is underway. Finished the bow and now working on the front viewing deck/ballroom. Finishing up the staircases now.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Inspiration Strikes Again!!!!

I bought this book at ECCC and the artist drew this image inside the front cover. I am so in love with it that I am going to create it.......and travel the world! Thank you M.C. Barrett.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Colossus of Hattin

The colossus was created in 1187 to battle Richard the Lionheart in the first Crusade. The colossus turned the tide of battle just enough to drive out the invaders.

Here are the glamour pics that are shot of my colossus. He stands 18in tall.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

More Photos of Robot

Attached the head and painted the axe.


Here is a detail of the axe....still have some touch up.

and a closer view of the head and protective gorget.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Champion for the Sultan Salah ad-Din

Here are some more pics for my Crusader Robot under Salah ad-Din. Still steampunk-but with an Islamic/Ottoman flair. The helmet was based on the Sultan's Calvary and the armor was based off of the foot soldiers. The ax is more of a Persian design.

Here is the completed body (but unpainted)

...and his Axe.

And a peek of his back side and it's inner workings

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Conceptual Robot Heads

Here are some robot heads that I have completed (bodies to come). All Steampunk.



And this one is for an Ottoman or Crusader robot that is in the works