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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Current barnacle project: Completed!

Here are pictures of the completed barnacle, as promised. I'm fairly pleased with the way this guy turned out; practice makes perfect! Here he is in his new home on my office ceiling.


Wait a tick ... it's my sister's birthday today, so in her honor I am naming this barnacle after her.
Happy Birthday, Leslie!


Leslie


Milkah the cat was nearly a casualty. She ran underneath my foot as I was getting down from the stepladder after hanging this critter. (Or maybe I would have been the casualty.)


That sounds like a good safety tip: "Confine all non ceiling-dwelling pets before using a stepladder."


barnacle monster sculpture
The corner-hugging tendril was kind of a happy accident

Here you can plainly see my new tentacle/grabber design.

barnacle monster sculpture with tentacle

Here's a good view of the mouth. I had to lie on the floor to take this shot:

barnacle monster sculpture with tentacle


I think the long tendrils worked out very well as a design element. Leslie looks like he is planning on an extended stay; sort of like when your house guest begins forwarding his mail to your address.



4 comments:

  1. Wow Lyman! You have really mastered this! What a beautiful piece of art! I love it! And I love the work in progress too! I just added a link to your site on my site and put it with your photos as well. Keep up the great work! Magnificent art!

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  2. Thank you, Dan. I really appreciate that, coming from you. I need creative outlets, so I'll keep doing it as long as I keep enjoying it.

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  3. Hey there!! You do some fantastic stuff!! I create horror and gore items on the side and it's always awesome to see others peoples stuff, glad I stumbled across your page. Mine is www.facebook.com/Falselifecasualty if you want to check it out, I posted your link on my page as well. Great creations and your name generator is a nice touch as well!

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  4. Thanks, Falselife. You have some really amazing work yourself! Brrrrr!

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