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Painted kleenex box cover

Last night my sweetie and I went on a date to Simply Jane, a place kind of like Color Me Mine or Our Name is Mud. They have blank stuff…
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H.G. Wells loves him a bicycle

Just finished creating this papercut this past weekend. A friend of mine wanted to commission a piece for her spouse for the ocassion of Christmas, the pending completion of their…
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Chicken gets a head

This hen is getting quite heavy. Quite top heavy. I spent some time trying to add a small dense weight to her breast so she’d balance, but there were two…
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Shake your tailfeathers

Massive surface area added to the chicken last night. I cut and forged the second wing, the second piece of the middle far back, the last piece of neck, five…
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Forging ahead

Last week, which did not get a blog post, I started creating the external surface of the chicken. Starting with a large rectangle of relatively thin plate steel, I cut…
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Art cards for everyone

Yesterday my art cards arrived. I tried out a new (to me) printing service called Moo. Their cards are printed on nice solid cardstock and the best feature is that…
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laser cut papercuts

In preparation for the art fair I’m going to be at on Sunday, I had five of my designs cut with a laser by Pololu. Today, they arrived in the…
a processmetalsculpture

Metal chicken

The chicken support structure/skeleton begins. It’s kind of hard to tell, but it’s got a basic body outline, hips, legs, and initial neck.
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Pedal to the metal

Well, it’s not art exactly. It’s functional. After years away, I am back in a metalshop, this one provided by CAFAC (the Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center). The last few…
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Eat Food IV

This is my fourth papercut inspired by the first line of Michael Pollan’s article “Unhappy Meals.”
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Lo Alecha II

This is my second piece with the phrase starting “Lo Alecha”. This text loosely translates as “It is not for you to complete the work [of repairing the world]. Not…
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Papercuts Art Show

My papercuts are on display! They are at my local JCC, which features a different artist on the gallery walk 5 or 6 times a year. My papercuts will be…
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