News Flash! Face Me; Artbeing SOLD!
Hey everyone! I am so happy to tell you about selling FACE ME!
Also here are a couple of short videos that are very cute and funny. I posted them... Read more
Making the rewards- coming soon (for real)
Hey there! Here's a video that shows some of the rewards I'm making for you. I'm back on track after finishing the children's mural and another painting job. Here's a couple... Read more
FACE ME was featured in an ArtPrize artists seminar!
And the winners are announced!
My favorite in the top ten was Rain, a kinetic suspended sculpture by Lynda Cole and she won third place which is $50,000. Second place... Read more
The rest of the top ten; movie of Under Construction
Here's the movie that shows the performance art exhibit, Under Construction.
More Top Ten at ArtPrize
Here's the rest of the top ten as promised.
6. Mosaic mural of the Crucifixion. This religious piece took the artist over 2,000 hours to complete. She is also from... Read more
Top ten at ArtPrize
Here's some info and photos on 5 of the top 10.
Check out the crowd--here to see the top ten and vote for their favorite. This is the second round... Read more
Making your rewards today
I am working on your rewards today and hope to put them in the mail in the next week. The weather has held up the progress so hope you don't... Read more
Other Art at ArtPrize; UICA
Urban Center for Contemporary Arts is a brand new facility with galleries, a theatre and loft apartments. It's a major ArtPrize exhibitor so I tried to show some of the... Read more
ArtPrize in the Rain--loving it!
Even when it's raining we are loving ARTPRIZE
This crazy car is an exhibit just down the sidewalk from me. The large mural is like a relief with lots of... Read more
Liking the concept
Here's some video from Saturday (sunny) and Sunday (rainy)
Since the live feed is not that great for quality I thought you might like to see a short video with... Read more
LIVE FEED: You won't believe how much everyone loves FACE ME!
OK, everyone!! finally got the live feed going. It took awhile to get the internet connection to stay online and I wasnt' able to use my camera so am settling... Read more
Here's a video that shows people interacting with FACE ME; Artbeing.
I am still trying to get a live feed going so will post that info tomorrow. The live feed... Read more
Finally on display!!
You can now see FACE ME; Artbeing live at The Calder Plaza Building on Monroe Avenue across the street from DeVos Performance Hall. The venue is right in the heart... Read more
This is the forge that we are using to heat the metal before bending and shaping it. Don't worry it's not fired up--strange though, since this same cat jumped up... Read more
Hey everybody! Good news! The Face Me project is funded which means we are successful in raising the funds to pay for the production of the sculpture. Thank you SO... Read more
Finalizing Face Me
This is really close to the final product. Just need to add a few more pieces of metal ribbon and then sandblast and paint.
Can you help me with color?... Read more
Here's how it works
Here's the face and hands in motion. FACE ME is almost finished now. There's more to do; attaching the base for stability, adding more ribbon strips, sandblasting and painting.
The... Read more
Face and hands look like this
Here's a lousy photo of the face--Sorry! It got dark and now the lighting is not good so I will get some really good shots tomorrow.
At least you can... Read more
Check out Weezel below. Cute little guy and very friendly.
Paul and Josh are working on the wrist joint. I'm taping and plotting my next move.
Tomorrow, tomorrow………I'll finally show... Read more
The Face of FACE ME
We're casting the face and hands today. Dan, my son, is the model and one of his little girls, Esther, is on the scene. His wife, Miriam, is videotaping.
Tomorrow... Read more
Got the joints!
Sorry the face isn't ready today but you can see the arms taking shape. Look at how they move!
The frame and casting of the face will start this week... Read more
Here's a short video that shows how much fun we're having. Sorry about the crazy angles but at least you can see a little bit of what's happening.
Next time... Read more
Getting your name on FACE ME
Everyone that pledges even a dollar gets their name on the sculpture. This is a new option that I am adding to the backer rewards.
If you would like to... Read more
Headless sculpture with a cat
Loving kitty thinks FACE ME needs some affection.
The head which will just be a face is not going on for awhile. Until then I think I'll add a temporary... Read more
Did you see how beautiful the sky looked today? Blue in Michigan!! Breezy and 70s. Loved being outside working on the sculpture.
The skeleton is almost finished and the fine... Read more
Face Me; Artbeing- bending legs
Isn't this scenery nice? You get to watch these beautiful trees turn fall colors as I work on FACE ME.
This is the fun part. Bending the steel and making... Read more
Face Me; Artbeing- getting eggs!
What a great place to work! Paul and Julie Evans have a wonderful place with all the equipment and room to work on the sculpture. Paul and his son Joshua... Read more