Documentarian Follow-up

I found an example of what I was talking about in the Breadcrumbs: Documentarian post.  Below is the first ever paper-cut piece I made and the most recent. Spooky pumpkin cameo! The first thing I notice about it is the perspective, it’s so tragically off, though it lends a certain charm to it all.  The…

Old signs

By way of explanation, these are older paintings and no longer an accurate representation of what I’m doing currently.  However, I am still really proud of them all.  These are all signs that I have found here in town.  The sign from the Chinese Palace is no longer there.  The whole restaurant, which was every bit…

1930’s Buick Hearse

      My dad worked at a funeral home for years and years.  He did everything from arranging funerals and driving the hearse to collecting and embalming the bodies.  He never drove a hearse quite like this one as he was in the industry during the 70’s, but he always liked the look of…

Farmhouse

  This is the only one of the paper-cuts to have been sold.  It now lives with a very dear friend in San Antonio.  This was always one of my favorites.  I tried out a lot of new techniques on this one, I was only able to let it go because it was going to…

A fictional house, long abandoned.  I wanted to make something a little spooky in time for Halloween.  It is important for me to push myself to make more and more complicated pieces.  I like to feel like I’m learning, and overcoming challenges, even if they’re only challenges I set for myself.  I’ve wanted to make…