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Artist Statement

Animated figures have been in existence since antiquity, primarily as religious icons. The illusion of life where it should not exist forces our minds into the uncanny valley of emotional response to an unreal human semblance. A rod puppet evokes a feeling of safety for the viewer since their mind can identify the source of the life-like movement, unlike the autonomous motion of an agitated man inside a glass dome, or an engrossed “Reader” interrupted to observe his observers.
The movements of these figures are either instantaneous, or have imperceptible motion creating a static illusion where the figure appears to be lifeless, but changes position over time like the hands of clock creating the sensation that the figure is looking back, so the observer wonders: “Who is watching whom?”.

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Opening Reception

July 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Opening Reception

UPDATE: Today we were informed by Florida CraftArt Executive Director, Katie Deits that our one-of-a-kind figure "Avine Degas" had [..more]

3D Printing

October 26th, 2016|1 Comment

3D Skull model Our figures range in size from 6" - 24" tall, and use 6mm - [..more]

3D Modeling

September 11th, 2016|Comments Off on 3D Modeling

In a ideal world, the recently captured Head model would perfect and not require any finessing or repairs, but this [..more]

3D Capture

September 1st, 2016|Comments Off on 3D Capture

There are various methods to capturing an object to create a 3D model but the most common are Laser Scanning [..more]

3D Scanner

August 25th, 2016|Comments Off on 3D Scanner

We have been interested in 3D printing for years, eager for the day when it was available to consumers for [..more]

Studio Visit

August 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Studio Visit

Visitors from Creative Pinellas, Engagement Director Elizabeth Brincklow, Board member Carlen Petersen, and Executive Director Barbara St. Clair stopped by [..more]

Closing Reception

August 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Closing Reception

On Saturday, August 13th, we attended the closing reception of "A Well Crafted Tale" at Florida CraftArt, sponsored by AARP [..more]

True Confessions

August 6th, 2016|Comments Off on True Confessions

Thrifty is Nifty We are financially frugal nest egg nurturers, the poster children of saving for a rainy day [..more]

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