Over the last few years i really have lose sight of sketching, drawing & painting. I’ve done a few scribbles and concept artworks but the most of my spare free time i’ve spended to create wood or resin toys. For these, i usually moved straight into sculpting or carving.
Now since two weeks i’m a proud owner of a Wacom Intuos4 pen tablet! I have to say this thingy really motivate me back to draw more stuff & it’s so much fun to work with! Here you can see a bunch of my digital experiments. I hope you like them! :]
I’m a huge fan of brass, it’s really easy to work with it and it’s perfect for my next small experiment: branding my wooden toy hordes!
I used the CNC milling cutter to get me some small brass stamps with my name engraved (first attempt was a miss, because i forgot to mirror inverted the letters…urgh ). With a soldering iron and some patience with the sightly goatish PEARBLOCK guys, i got the result I’m looking for!
Check also the pictures with the new fellow, i call him the PEAR DEER. I gave him a nice and shiny semi gloss finish, hope you like him…
Today the Wax carving Pencils found their long way from Shanghai to my Studio. I thought about to build me a do it yourself wax carver out of a soldering iron, but for this time i’ve found a solution about a week ago on ebay. Shipping was free and fast but the swiss customs duty was pricey. The product name is “Dental Lab Electric Wax Carving Pencil SJK-II” and the price was 89$, so i suggested a price of 80$ to the seller and he agreed…maybe you could go even with a lower price…i would definitively try, if i had to buy another one.
For some first impressions, watch the short slide show movie of setting up and testing the Wax carving Pencils.
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