A while back I had this idea for a project. Essentially it is a self
portrait, as it is of myself. My ultimate goal is to make a three
dimensional sculpture from photographic image, that will stand on an
armature. The image below is one part of that sculpture. Clearly it is a
skull, it will be inside the wrap around image that I have created of
Recently I have been looking at the work of
Vancouver artist Geoffrey Farmer. I love how he is using found images
and constructing really interesting figurines/puppets out of the parts.
It is after looking at his images that I decided to create my own
creature. Thought, rather than fantastical my, creature will be only
Over the next few weeks I am going to slowly
work to get these images complete in Photoshop and print out the images
in B&W just on regular paper to get the sizes all correct. Once I
get this done, the I will head out and get the images printed life size.
quick note about the skull used for this image, I made it in my second
year of university. Unfortunately about a week after I took these
photographs someone stole the skull from my room. The photographs I used
for the image below were only supposed to be my test shots, used to see
if the idea would work when put together in Photoshop. My intent was to
see if the idea would work and then reshoot the image with proper
focus, better lighting and with a black backdrop. Unfortunately this
didn't happen and now cant.