Weird beetle Mitake-san waterfall shrine Wax anatomy at La Specola Sculpting Balasana Sculpting Eulogy Installation of Sandman Coral face Alpine painting at Innsbruck Yakushima forest Punching The moulding room Painting by Augustus Leopold Egg Roxy's ear Anguish by August Schenk Studio wall images Studio wall images HDRI reflection ball Kids-eye view of The Welcome Guest Sculpt for The Lovers Sculpt for The Coup Infestation in my studio Casting suspended object for diorama Inflating the Skywhale Inside the Skywhale Skywhale in Canberra Deflating the Skywhale De-moulding Bottom Feeder Wax for Not Quite Animal Pattern maquette for The Skywhale Bottom Feeder mould The Long Awaited mould Vanitas in production Statues of Jizu in Nasu-Kogen, Japan Indivisibles Mod scooter with multiple mirrors Takarazuka Eyebrow punching hairs Casting drips Sketch for Thorns Gestating twins in wax Puggle Doubting Thomas by Caravaggio The Nightmare by Henry Fuseli Two llamas Casting The Listener Arms and legs for The Carrier Anatomical illustration Teo's head Skin samples Botanical illustration Car Nuggets in production Peter's Elbow Leaf-nosed bat Flemish Christ Fibreglass scissors Climbing holds Unfinished sketch Early sketch for The Student Car Nugget moulds Slush casting for The Welcome Guest Newborn puppy This is some kind of plant Prosthetic eyes Sculpting reference Chest parts for The Carrier Skywhale sketch Patching Ghost Moulding The Carrier Cow udders First layer of Sphinx Artium Ghost in production Chinese toy We Are Family ATM The cavern Adhesion tests for Swarm Fruiting body Kami Turntable stereo This is the spot The Shadows Calling The grotto Guillotine More fruiting bodies Making the bootflower Geocache Redeye Figure from Breathfruit Taiwanese vegetables Taxidermied platypus Sketch for In Boca Al Lupo Installing Big Mother Fabricating Graham Examining Graham Submarine cabin Hummingbird in SF Brazilian flower Succulents
The process of inflating the Skywhale is really amazing to watch. It takes a bout half an hour, and you see the character emerge from this amorphous blob of fabric. Along the way she takes on all these other forms which are this constrained abstraction of the final form.
Fibreglass, auto paint, leather, steel, plastic, tyres
224cm x 167cm x 196c