Hyungkoo Lee

Hyungkoo Lee
Hyungkoo Lee Hyungkoo Lee

South Korean artist Hyungkoo Lee uses the techniques of paleontologists to create the skeletons of familiar comic figures such as Donald Duck, his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, cat Tom, the Roadrunner or Wile E Coyote...

In: Oddities, Sculpture

Shain Erin

Shain Erin
Shain Erin Shain Erin

For the last several years I’ve been preoccupied with dolls: I see them as a long under appreciated art form with virtually unlimited expressive possibilities. I’m inspired by traditional world art figures (kachina, bochia, nkisi, namchi, shadow puppets, etc.) while working to push the boundaries of what a “doll” is as far as my imagination and skills will take it.

These are not comforting toys; they can be challenging and defiant, disturbing and enchanting, irrational and frightening, beautiful and sad. They have stories they yearn to tell, and they hold secrets they will never give up. I like to think of dolls as spirit vessels and the making of a doll a kind of offering or invitation. It’s always a collaboration between me and whatever spirit comes forward.

In: Art, Sculpture

Miss Mindy

Miss Mindy
Miss Mindy Miss Mindy

Cartoon Folk Art is how she describes her artwork, which ranges from fluid ink work to hand-crafted, dimensional ‘Pop UP’ paintings. Most recently, she has gained notoriety for her custom Vinylmations and one of a kind Sculptures.

Miss Mindy has been a prolific professional artist for years. She continues to paint commissions for her private collectors, and showcase her paintings and sculpture, whilst designing for animation studios like Disney, WildBrain & Warner Brothers. She recently directed her own cartoon with Nickelodeon Animation, and has some treats in store for the future! She has also written and illustrated two books with Baby Tattoo Books Publishing, and original vinyl toys with Mindstyle & coming soon, with October toys.

In: Art, Folk Art, Sculpture

Bobby C. Sculptures

Bobby C. Sculptures
Bobby C. Sculptures Bobby C. Sculptures

Bobby Causey is a self-taught professional sculptor, who sculpts anything from life-like statues, all the way to car's. Bobby and his wife create each "out of this world" piece by hand. Every piece that has hair, is punched in with one individual hair at a time.

In: Sculpture

Octopus Chandeliers (21 Images)

Octopus Chandeliers

Inspired by the Gothic interiors of now-closed Catholic churches he visited throughout Philadelphia, Adam Wallacavage channeled his fascination with chandeliers by creating Jules Verne-inspired lighting for the dining room in his Victorian brownstone.

To construct these octopus sculptures, Wallacavage taught himself the traditional techniques of ornamental plastering, which includes large-cast plaster work and hand-sculpted pieces from epoxy-clay. Those initial sculptures inspired Wallacavage to continue to experiment in form, color, and technique, developing his own unique glazes and application technique to give his pieces a unique vibrant shimmer.

Recently, Wallacavage has added his love of kitsch to his sculptures. Casts of cartoon bunnies and elephants, Hello Kitty heads, and vintage toys are incorporated into his pieces, which are then covered in bright shades such as bubble-gum pink and mint green. The resulting sculptures reflect his varied aesthetic interests, ranging from 16th Century Baroque opulence to 1940s Americana. ~ Jonathan Levine Gallery

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In: Art, Furniture, Galleries, Sculpture

Imps and Things

Imps and Things

The home of the weird and unusual creatures from the imagination of sculptor Pete Simpson.

I trained as a ceramacist but have been working with mixed media for the last ten year as it gives me more flexibility. I've always been interested in fantasy creatures ever since discovering the work of Brian Froud over 25 years ago.

All of the sculptures are mixed media, usually a wire and wood armature with card and papier mache bodies. Faces, hands and feet are from a mixture of fimo and modelling clay.

In: Folk Art, Sculpture, Steampunk

Jerseyfest Model Kit & Statue Fair

Jerseyfest Model Kit & Statue Fair

Come join hobby enthusiasts and collectors from all across the USA and abroad at the "Jerseyfest Model Kit & Statue Fair". The big show will offer an amazing selection of rare and new resin, vinyl and plastic model kits, statues, fine art and hobby supplies for sale and on display. Jerseyfest is a celebration of movies, television, and comic books, with the focus on horror, science fiction and fantasy.

Once again we are putting on a big show that will appeal to a diverse audience of modelers and collectors who are into figures (monsters, super heroes, females, etc.) spaceships, mechs, anime, props, etc. and various scales from miniatures to life-sized. Our model contest will again be spectacular with phenomenal trophies and prizes.

The show will kick off with “Jerseyfest Academy” all day classes on the Friday before the vendor show (i.e., August 1st), which attendees must register for in advance. They will be mostly “hands on” classes featuring instruction by elite artists on painting, sculpting and constructing figure and vehicle model kits.

August 1-3, 2014 / $15 Get Tickets
Marriott Hanover Hotel / Whippany, New Jersey View Map

In: Collectibles, Conventions, Sculpture

Ian Joyner

Ian Joyner

Specializing in film and games, I am a character designer, illustrator and conceptual artist. I have worked on next-gen games, feature films and product output/rapid prototyping. My passion is helping directors and creators bring their visions to life from pitch to completion.

In: Art, Sculpture
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