WIP-Contemplating Life

Every year Origins Game Fair, held in Columbus, Ohio, gives artist the chance to contribute artwork to their program books.  This years theme is robots.  Now normally I would do a painting but this year I wanted to try a sculpt and then photoshop that sculpt into a scene.  So far I have the sculpture …

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Arisia 2016 – Popular Choice Award

Wow! Thanks Arisia for awarding Thorn and Splinter with the Popular Choice Award!  And super big thanks for your patronage.  

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Sindragosa – Private Commission

I received this commission while at Steel City Con back in December.  I began the sculpture with a piece of electrical conduit piping mounted to a piece of 3/4″ Plywood.  I roughed out the sculpt with aluminum foil and used Magic Sculpt, a 2 part epoxy resin clay, to skin the aluminum foil.  LED lights …

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WIP…Skeleton Dragon

Working on a commissioned piece, extra points if you know the game this dragon appears in.  I began by mounting a piece of bent conduit piping to a circle of 3/4″ plywood.  Then the general shape was roughed out in aluminum foil and Magic Scuplt, a 2 part epoxy resin clay, is used for the …

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Phoenix Dragon

I have finished a new piece of jewelry that can be a pendant or a pin.  Here is my phoenix dragon in bronze.  What do you think?

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GenCon 2016 – We Have a Booth!

I am very pleased to announce that we, Lisa Sell and I under the name Dueling Dragons Designs, have a booth in GenCon 2016.  200 square feet of dragons, masks, dice boxes, card holders, wands, gryphons, and many other mythical beast will be on display for you to look at, admire and take home.  I …

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Smolder, the Smoking Dragon

The effects are subtle but that is what I wanted.  I thought it would be fun for a person to look at the sculpture and then slowly realize that the dragon was smoking.  Here is the finished project.  Video:

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Sculpting Magnifico, The Dragon – Time-lapse Video

I am a full time artists that sculpts primarily imaginary, mythical, fantasy creatures. There are occasions when I try my hand at busts of people or animals but usually I like to sculpt dragons, gryphons, and epic fantasy heroes.  In this video I will be sculpting Magnifico, the Dragon, a creature character from the novels …

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WindyCon 42 – 2015 Best of Show

“You can blame the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation for making androids with GPP…Genuine People Personalities, So, I am so happy that I am depressed to announce that David Lee Pancake once again won Best of Show in the WindyCon 42 Art Show. Pardon me for breathing, which I never do anyway so I don’t know why I …

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WIP…Smolder, the Smoking Dragon

Meet Smolder! My first smoking dragon trophy.  He will debut (with any luck) at Windycon.  His armature is  constructed with foam, wire, and aluminum foil.  I used Magic Sculpt, a 2 part epoxy resin clay, to sculpt his details.  His eyes light up and his nostrils smoke thanks to the help I received at Tested.com.

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