Procrastination! We know better and yet we still do it. We know nothing good will come from procrastination, yet we talk ourselves into it and tell ourselves it’s okay. Do you think Rip Van Winkle would have said, “I’ll just sleep on it” if he knew the outcome? Of course not. Why don’t we...Read More
During All-Con in Dallas, a child asked me if I had ever been frightened by my work. I laughed at first, but then realized that there was in fact one occasion when I did freak-out and yes, my creations played...Read More
I was at my favorite cafe the other day for my weekly coffee meet-up with a few dear friends of mine. We do our best to meet every Friday morning to talk politics, literature, or art.
I love coffee shops, but sometimes having a conversation in a café becomes more of a contest in volume and endurance than about substance. People hyped up on caffeine seem to talk louder and louderRead More
Rather than write a blog today, I thought I would share an article I wrote for the Friday Standard Examiner. I am a member of the Ogden City Arts Advisory Committee. The OCAAC is a groupRead More
Reference photos are a major contributor to a successful project, whether it’s sculpting, painting, or furring a creature. Humans sometime add or change elements in their mind’s eye that are nothing like our subjects. We all know what a skull looks like. We are bombarded with them almost daily. Movies, tattoos,Read More
I really love that I get to travel the country meeting fans of JHCSC. Reality show or not, it seemed to strike a chord with millions of views, makers, and cosplayers. I can say with some authority that there is nothing cooler than meeting people who have seen you on aRead More
In this business you have to have a thick skin, which is easier to say than it is to practice. There are numerous ways for people to get under your skin. From a puppeteer who mistreats your creation during a performance and then bitches about the quality of the craftsmanship, toRead More