Purple Pandnana

Back in March, I had the idea to sculpt a banana peel to place on

What Big Eyes You Have

The giant alien, with whom I used an exercise ball for the armature, is looking

Panda 2.0

Panda is on the wall, and I’m adding a fresh batch of clay. Happy with

Cleats & Bolts

Bolts with a large washer sandwich were added to the panda wall sculpture. A layer

Panda Surgery

I started this Panda back in February and got as far as adding a paper

Mr. Tibbons

Today at art group, I began the underpainting on a character I sculpted a while

Thoughts on Forks

Perspective matters. What do they think of all our discarded items?

Art Resin #2

Two layers of art resin, poured 3 hours apart. Worked much better than sanding between

Painting the Green Alien

Painting the alien green with purple eyes. These bright colors took about 7 coats to

Stanley and His Doughnut

Stanley and His Doughnut by Rebecca Ruggles Sculpted in concrete paper clay and epoxy clay

Sprinkles at Art Group

Painting sprinkles on Stanley’s doughnut at art group. Stanley enjoyed lunch and chatting with the

Paint Cups

I love using the Solo 2oz plastic cups to mix and store my paint. I

Painting Small

Using a magnification light is a humbling experience. You have to look closely to see

Tripple Thick Glossy

Sculpture of Stanley, the little blue bird, with his first coat of glossy varnish. This

Pink Frosted with Sprinkles

Stanley told me he wanted to hold his favorite doughnut, pink frosted with rainbow sprinkles.

Signature Plaque

I wanted a unique way to sign the Stanley bird sculpture and decided to try

Sponge Doughnut

Sculpting Stanley’s doughnut using a round potter sponge as my armature. I cut a hole

Painting Lil Bird

I started painting the first layers of color at the art group today. I was

What is Lil Bird holding?

Adding the layers of plaster to the Lil Bird, I used a Potter sponge to

Coming to Life

Covering the giraffe head with paper strips took about five hours, but now I have