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2021-07-05: Posterity. It’s taken a few weeks, but I’ve slowly managed to gather as much of my web presence as was feasible …

2021-06-03: Fresh coat of paint (actually, powder coat) on these two old friends. 😍🎨

2021-06-02: We had a very snowy spring here in Colorado. Made for some beautiful contrasts between the snow and …

2021-06-01: Hello, Microbloggers! I’ve fully committed to the Micro.blog way, having nuked my Squarespace site …

2021-04-08: Bathroom Rainbow A true harbinger of spring: the return of Bathroom Rainbows!

2021-03-29: Ew.

2021-03-26: BookMobile (This is an Instagram post, I’m just testing how editing works)

2021-03-23: Tangled

2021-03-22: Watching the juncos. . . . . #catsofinstagram #oops_I_missed #caturday #blackandwhite #reflection …

2021-03-14: Think it'll snow?

2021-03-10: More proposal imagery. Sneak peek!

2021-03-09:

2021-03-08: Been working on proposal designs. One of three so far. #topsecret #yeahright

2021-03-05: Visited Mark Aeling's Acumen piece today. Nice job to everyone involved! EDIT: fixed the spelling of …

2021-03-04: Transfigure. Putting hours in on public art proposals. Have a shot of this old guy: stainless steel …

2021-03-02: Fire tools in their storage garage. #functionalart #metalart #nojunk #handmade #megtalfabrication …

2021-02-27: “Meh" on the sculpture and metal stuff? Follow my new (deleted) account for more 2d digital …

2021-02-26: CinderCone being colorful and a bit blurry. What do expect on a Friday?

2021-02-25: WAY back to my first major public art project: Tsunami for the city of Cerritos, CA. #tbt …

2021-02-23: Using this one for my lock screen. Ever have one of those days when not a f*cking thing goes right? …

2021-02-22: ”Course,” one of the 3 sculptures I did for Art in Public Places here Fort Collins. Dramatic light …

2021-02-21: Snazzy shadows, the sequel. shadow #shadowhunters #sunlight #yellow #sculpture

2021-02-20: And then things get completely nuts. I dig it, but the design cohesion has completely shifted. It's …

2021-02-20: See? This one has a completely different feel; borderline? Borderline pokéball, I'd say.

2021-02-20: Borderline. Raw output from @affinitybyserif #affinitydesigner. Sometimes, my process, with all the …

2021-02-19: Snazzy shadows

2021-02-19: Fixing up some bad geometry on this old horse head piece, “HorsePower.” Modeled it originally in …

2021-02-18: “Favoring Seas."

2021-02-17:

2021-02-16: Emptyful. Just thought I'd post something to mark 6 months of sobriety. Couldn't have chosen a more …

2021-02-15: “Together” sculpture. Cleaning up the 3d model on this old design. Have a client interested, and …

2021-02-14: Dubya. Tee. Effffff?!? Ok, that's cold. We have a windchill alert for the area; supposed to "feel …

2021-02-14: Leviathan's First Cousin. Cranked up the #percolatorapp to dark roast. Thanks to @tinrocket …

2021-02-14: Grandson of Leviathan. More @tinrocket #percolatorapp magic to break up the broad swathes of color.

2021-02-14: Son of Leviathan. Added some subtle #percolatorapp effects. Brings some variety to the edges and …

2021-02-13: Leviathan. Raw vector output from #affinitydesigner @affinitybyserif. I'm in process, adding …

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2021-02-12: Little group of things I made recently. #happyfriday

2021-02-12: Dissolving Connection. . . . . #graphicdesign #MadeOniPad #affinitydesigner #artclassified …

2021-02-11: Uh, Insta -- something's busted. @instagram #support

2021-02-11: #throwbackthursday to an early 2d piece, just working out a methodology for creating on my iPad.

2021-02-10: KRAKEN detail.

2021-02-09: Kraken.

2021-02-09: Magpie #birb #drawing #for #ya

2021-02-08: Opposites Inside. . . . #graphicdesign #MadeOniPad #affinitydesigner #artclassified #MadeInAffinity …

2021-02-08: Splashdown. This one goes out to my homie Jonah @palladiumarts, who has this on his wall. . . . …

2021-02-06: Tidal. . . . . . #graphicdesign #MadeOniPad #affinitydesigner #artclassified #MadeInAffinity …

2021-02-05: Maze Through Anger. A more metal version of the previous. \m/

2021-02-05: Blue Maze. #surrealart #digitalpainting #geometricart #opart #artcollector #digitalart #creative …

2021-01-31:

2021-01-31: Discovered I only had a tiny thumbnail of this shot. Dug out an old external backup ssd and managed …

2021-01-29: Public Art Proposals

2021-01-27: Alien Pelviseseses. Pelvi? #graphicdesign #MadeOniPad #affinitydesigner #artclassified …

2021-01-26: CinderCone: A Story in 6 Chapters Patternz... Chapter 1: Chapter 2: Chapter 3: Chapter 4: Chapter 5: The Final Chapter:

2021-01-25:

2021-01-24: TriO. Brand spankin' new one for ya.

2021-01-23: Eccentricity.

2021-01-23: Can't recall if I ever posted this one.

2021-01-23:

2021-01-23: Bored. Have some stuff to look at.

2021-01-21: Landscape with Crashed Ellipse.

2021-01-21: Cool pattern where twigs and leaves sat on some #stainless. Accidental #art!

2021-01-20: Amanda Gorman delivers her inaugural poem. Transcendent.

2021-01-19: Ringleaner. Er sumthin.

2021-01-19:

2021-01-19: Found a couple old iPods. The Nano on the right still works just fine. Björk FTW!

2021-01-18: CinderCone V1.0 in action. V2.0 is SO much better!

2021-01-17:

2021-01-16: Fragments.

2021-01-15: "Core." New 2D digital work. The meditative process for building these calms me better'n bong hits.

2021-01-14: I'm just posting stuff that feels good. Trying to keep my brain from turning to mush and dribbling …

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2021-01-12: So, in order to post a Story or Reel, I have to allow Facebook to have access to my microphone? Not …

2021-01-10: Feed needed a splash of color, dontcha think?

2021-01-09: Fire tools. Laser cut, hand-built, stainless steel.

2021-01-09: Still flogging the CinderCone #chimenea and fire tools. Holler if you want to get your mitts on one.

2021-01-08: Took a break from the Insta for a bit. Did I miss anything? Have a shot of Roscoe demonstrating how …

2020-12-28: “Beginning."

2020-12-23:

2020-12-23: Ad for my CAD services. Happy to help you make a thing. Big thing. Small thing.

2020-12-23: This little corner of the house fills me up. Artwork by my friend @annebossert, her husband Michael, …

2020-12-21: CinderCone bottom bits, CAD model in Rhino3d.

2020-12-19: If the post has words, do you really need a caption?

2020-12-15: Have a quiet before sunrise shot from the White Rim trail in Utah. To celebrate me kicking Facebook …

2020-12-11:

2020-12-11: Fire tools. Stainless steel. Purdy.

2020-12-10:

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2020-12-09: Event Horizon.

2020-12-08: Making a “Split Infinitive” in stainless. Client opted for a yellow powder coat, which I initially …

2020-12-06: “CinderCone” first burn.

2020-12-05: Meme.

2020-12-04: Symbol Sconces.

2020-12-04: “Contrapposto.” Making of.

2020-12-03: This guy! When you gots giant feets, it helps to keep 'em all in a pile. Bonus if you can store your …

2020-12-03: “Biomagnetism,” with an in-progress shot from a hundred years ago.

2020-12-02: Lola. First photo with my new iPhone 12 mini. Small phones are SO much easier on my busted up old …

2020-11-29: “Portal,” from CAD model to finished sculpture. Last photo by my friend and Real Photographer, Jafe …

2020-11-27: "HexVortex" sculpture in stainless steel.

2020-11-27: 50% Off! “Duet" sculpture in mild steel. I liked the Heat Affected Zone on this one, so put a clear …

2020-11-27: Not happy with the latest changes to Instagram. My engagements have dropped like an anvil. Great …

2020-11-25: Hexamabob.

2020-11-24: Fire tools snug inside the hive. The garage features a built-in hanging system for storing the …

2020-11-24: Fire Tools. Work with your fire in style!

2020-11-23:

2020-11-19: Just back from an incredible experience biking the White Rim in Utah. Batteries not just recharged, …

2020-11-13: "Horsepower" in silicon bronze. 18"h 17"w 9"d

2020-11-13: "Duet" sculpture in steel. 30" tall.

2020-11-13: "Together" sculpture in powder coated steel. 16" h 14" w 7" d.

2020-11-12: “Water & Power,” “Power” both big and small.

2020-11-11: Small “Together,” after and before cleaning up the weld seams and powder coat.

2020-11-11: Roscoe.  #manx #manxcatsofinstagram #catsofinstagram #giant #furry #buddy

2020-11-10: Greetings, snowy morning. Have a CinderCone action shot to warm your mental bones.

2020-11-08: Fire tools! Single tools from $125, set of three $450. Trio with the tool garage (best deal): $595. …

2020-11-07: Man, I've had some goofy ideas over the years.

2020-11-05: This poor #cedarwaxwing smashed into the window this morning. Hard. Only lived a few seconds after …

2020-11-03: Yes, more distractions. Keep your cool. "Wavelength" from a long time ago.

2020-11-03: More chum in the water.

2020-11-03: OK, I need distraction. Or something. Imma slop some chum on this bish. "Wholly."

2020-11-03: Have YOU voted, hoomin?

2020-11-02: "Ugly Duckling." This little dude sits next to my desk and makes me smile a little every time I see …

2020-10-31: Happy Halloween slash Samhain, Witches!

2020-10-30: A little different angle on "Meme.” Great image by @jafetparsons (who should get his work on Insta …

2020-10-30: CinderCone bottom section, rendered in #rhino3d. I just really like this image.

2020-10-29: Aww, put that turtle back on his feet!

2020-10-26: The Chimenea on the Edge of Forever.

2020-10-25: 12° and snowing like crazy today. Hopefully, some help with the fires. Here's something to stave off …

2020-10-23: Getting bored with this thing yet?

2020-10-22: #tbt to the Mermaid I did for Norfolk, Virginia.

2020-10-20: Not bad dabs for an old blind guy. Maybe? #tigtuesday

2020-10-20: Fire Tools: Fabrication. Some process shots of building the tools.   

2020-10-20: Fire Tools. Once I decided the CinderCone required an ash door to clean out the fire basin, it was pretty …

2020-10-16: CinderCone with fire tools. Available as a bundle.

2020-10-15: #tbt to the first CinderCone prototype. Cleaning up the freshly-lasered upper faces.

2020-10-14: Fire tools(tongs, poker, shovel) with their storage garage "hive." Available now as a set for $595.

2020-10-14: CinderCone. Just some FANTASTIC shots of the completed Version 2.0 by Jafe Parsons. Careful — you might get …

2020-10-14: Happily, got in some saddle time b4 the gawdam wind kicked up again. Hello smoke cloud my old friend …

2020-10-13: Done and ready to deliver to it's new home.

2020-10-11: So. Close. Wind today is NOT helping. Stitch welds on the seams are next, and there's enough wind in …

2020-10-10: CinderCone: Making V2, Part 2. With the fire basin pretty much finished, time to tackle the upper section - the place where all the …

2020-10-10: "Biomagnetism." Two forms, pulled together with such force, it's tearing them apart.

2020-10-10: Aha! Well, that answers THAT burning question.

2020-10-09: Upside down CinderCone? Door in an alien spaceship?

2020-10-07: Chugging along.

2020-10-06: Jeez, is that enough yet?

2020-10-06: CinderCone: Making V2.0 Now that I’ve figured out how to correct the issues that presented themselves in V1, it’s time to …

2020-10-05: A fire. Where it belongs. Not destroying forests. Horrible, smoky day here.

2020-10-04: Sunday assembly. This is my church. Fellowship with molten metal.

2020-10-02: Makin' chimeneas! Datz alotta nutz.

2020-10-01: #tbt to "Through the Looking Glass."

2020-09-30: Fire tools are finished up and getting their school pictures taken. Will have them up on my store …

2020-09-29: CinderCone: Back to the Drawing Board. With lessons learned from the first burn trial-by-fire (literally), I went back into my model on the …

2020-09-27: Fire tool trio keeping my sculpture "Beginning" company on a Sunday afternoon.

2020-09-25: A shot of the fire tool trio. All for one, and one for all! Only, without the muskets. Or bad French …

2020-09-25: CinderCone: First Burn. With the welding and sanding and bolting all finished up, it’s time to test this thing out. My dear …

2020-09-25: CinderCone. Moody black and white. Transylvania edition.

2020-09-24: New "Ugly Duckling" shot by @jafetparsons. Cute little dude - and the sculpture ain't no slouch, …

2020-09-23: CinderCone: How, Part 2. Now that the design and layout work is complete, and the laser has done its thing, the real work …

2020-09-22: Finally finished up the tongs for the fire tool set. #sculpture #functionalart #metalshaping …

2020-09-22: We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to bring you this special report: insomnia!

2020-09-21: Nice little detail shot of CinderCone with some depth of field. #sculpture #functionalart …

2020-09-18: Fire tools: poker and shovel. Stainless steel ftw. #sculpture #functionalart #metalshaping #metalart …

2020-09-18: Fire tools in their storage garage. #functionalart #metalshaping #metalart #metalartwork #tig …

2020-09-18: Fire tool handle glamour shot. Lots of deburring and tons of grip. #functionalart #metalshaping …

2020-09-16: StopHateForProfit

2020-09-15: Got some time in on the fire tools and their storage garage. . . . . #sculpture #functionalart …

2020-09-14: Patterns. #darkroomapp #sculpture #functionalart #metalshaping #metalart #metalartwork #tig …

2020-09-11: Not sure if this will show up correctly or not, since Facebook is pulling more shenanigans. …

2020-09-11: CinderCone: How. Once I decided I wanted to make a chimenea, it was time to address the “How?” I’ve spent 25 years …

2020-09-10: Nice detail shot of CinderCone by Jafe, @jafetparsons

2020-09-09: Thanks everyone for your patience! I"m finally ready to release the hounds; the CinderCone #chimenea …

2020-09-09: “Together." Powder coated steel.

2020-09-08: "Event Horizon." Stainless Steel with powder coated veneers.

2020-09-07: Sheesh. #cameronpeakfire

2020-09-07: No filter shot of the patio tabletop. Breathe deep. #cameronpeakfire

2020-09-07: Ash and charred needles accumulating on the skylight. #cameronpeakfire

2020-09-07: This is the current lighting sitch inside right now. The smoke plume from the #cameronpeakfire is …

2020-09-04: Went for a mtn bike ride this morning and found the grizzly of allergens. Had to take the afternoon …

2020-09-03: (Laying out the tong handles, and getting them tacked together.)

2020-09-02: Lucid Dreamer.

2020-08-31: Working on getting my website updated. Studio shots should be done soon. Stoked. Made some new video …

2020-08-29: Can't get over the gorgeous colors produced on this guy - just from a little fire!

2020-08-28:

2020-08-26: Night shot of "HiveMind" @poudrelibraries. Photo by @jafetparsons

2020-08-24: "Hold It Together." Self-discipline and self-doubt vying for control. Reposting an old 2D artwork, …

2020-08-21: Chimenea season is almost upon us. #fire #TheGoodKind

2020-08-20:

2020-08-20: Shots from the Veterans’ Memorial I did for the City of Paramount, California.

2020-08-18:

2020-08-17: -Almost- 20 mile ride at Soapstone Prairie. Word of the day: cramps!

2020-08-15: Crazy light bouncing off the #dichroic acrylic of "Breakfast with Tiffany." Photo by the amazing …

2020-08-14: Quick mock-up for where I'm heading with storage for the CinderCone fire tools.

2020-08-14: Aaaaaand the ash shovel. A$$ shove all? Now for the rack to hang 'em on…

2020-08-13: Ha! I'm digging this wacky design for fire tongs. Part of a set of tools I'm working on in #rhino3d …

2020-08-10: Series of shots showing how the ash door works.

2020-08-10: CinderCone: A chimenea? So, I designed a chimenea. I’m calling it the “CinderCone.” Why a chimenea? (If your first question …

2020-08-09: Found this old digital painting of a marabou stork I did way back. Felt a bit like a #selfportrait …

2020-08-07: "Hexamabob." Hanging sculpture in #dichroic acrylic.

2020-08-03: Messing around with designs for fire tools to compliment the CinderCone.

2020-07-27: "Meme." One my all-time favorites. 51in. h 18in. w 8in. d

2020-07-25: Build your own press. The only limit to what you can do with these fab tables is your imagination.

2020-07-24: A stitch (weld) in time saves… OMG what the hell am I doing!

2020-07-23: Tuh. Duh. Why are hexagons so cool? CinderCone 2.0 upper section almost done.

2020-07-22: Yep, that anchoring "ring" makes assembling the upper sections easier, too.

2020-07-21:

2020-07-20: Newbikeday! My trusty old Rocky Mountain hardtail was getting even creakier than its rider. …

2020-07-18: Some shots of “Portal,” finished and in the hands of pro photographer. …And a trio of shop shots of …

2020-07-16: Made some more progress today. @genuine_metalworks speedsquares offset was perfect for holding these …

2020-07-15: A series showing the new anchoring bracket configuration how they're fabricated.

2020-07-14:

2020-07-14: WTF! @instagram?

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2020-07-09: Shot of the previous “Transfigure" piece, just finished, pre-powder coat.

2020-07-08: “Transfigure” in stainless steel with a blue powder coat. Using stainless allows for the edges to be …

2020-07-02: #throwbackthursday to this design proposal, titled "Transformer."

2020-07-01: Went for a #ride this morning at Soapstone Prairie. Such a beautiful, unforgiving landscape. The …

2020-06-29: My last post caught Lee @zfabcustomwelding's eye - he was needing some #3D #CAD work done on this …

2020-06-27: Trying to get a handle on 3D sketching in #solidworks. Turned said sketch into a 1–1/4" square …

2020-06-25: #throwbackthursday to installing "Crop," last of three main artworks for the Lincoln Corridor …

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2020-06-21: 3D printed maquette for a proposal I did a few years ago. The Honeycomb cereal vibe may have …

2020-06-16: Stone carving I did while dodging T-Rexes. Green serpentine. Hard as woodpecker's lips.

2020-06-13: Nobody told me longer hair could be so… creative? Bedhead IS a thing.

2020-06-12: CinderCone 2.0 is coming along. I've reworked the method for fastening the top section to the …

2020-06-11: #tbt to that day Thor -almost- got me. Working on "Water & Power" in Loveland, CO.

2020-06-09: Making some rollers for an unwinding/rewinding machine for a friend.

2020-06-04: Update from the Corona Carport Studio: Siegmund fixturing table reporting for duty! This thing is …

2020-06-03: "Hexamabob" doing its thing in the morning light. A little color after the somber black squares …

2020-05-28: Mood.

2020-05-23: (Lookit them colors!)

2020-05-23: Pulling the warpage out of the grill and adding some ribs to prevent it in the future. This …

2020-05-21: #tbt to the Rotary wheel I did for the Little Rock club's 100th.

2020-05-21: Revamped brackets; trying to solve some issues.

2020-05-20: Still digging the colors our VERY hot fire left behind on the CinderCone #chimenea.

2020-05-18: Made some 30/60/90 3D triangles for clamping corners. I work with #stainless 99% of the time, so …

2020-05-15: Plotting how to put these Speedsquares from @genuine_metalworks to use (diabolical laughter). …

2020-05-12: Still working on this thing. Waiting on some redesigned parts to be cut, and testing out some new …

2020-05-09: Hot!

2020-05-06: This shot of CinderCone, and the gorgeous location, courtesy of my friend @onlytogrow and her …

2020-05-05: OMG this thing! Can't wait to share more of CinderCone's first fire.

2020-05-05: Best laid plans. The weather didn't cooperate for our first burn in the CinderCone #chimenea - but …

2020-05-02: Chimenea progress: got the grill added and the eyebrow welded on. The grill has a 3/8" threaded rod …

2020-04-30: Pretty excited about how this thing is coming together. #welding #fabrication #functionalart …

2020-04-29: More progress on the chimenea.

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2020-04-26: Arachnophobia, ahoy. All six feets attached.  #sculpture #fabrication #functionalart #stainlesssteel …

2020-04-26: Started in on assembling the main body of the CinderCone #chimenea.

2020-04-26: Put in some time on the chimenea over the weekend. One of six feets. Foots.

2020-04-25: “Upholding” Veteran's Memorial in Paramount, California. #InternationalSculptureDay #ISDay 

2020-04-25: "Overcome" for #InternationalSculptureDay #ISDay

2020-04-25: Another one to celebrate #InternationalSculptureDay #ISDay - "Interwoven."

2020-04-25: For #InternationalSculptureDay #ISDay - "Through the Looking Glass."

2020-04-22: Getting started on the CinderCone chimenea prototype. Big thanks to @hunterseverous and …

2020-04-21: Added some casters and levelers to my trusty old work table. Still love melting metal things …

2020-04-16: "Solar Sails” installed one million years ago in Paramount, CA. And being fabricated.

2020-04-16: (The snow took out one of the main trunks on our apple tree. Couldn’t have landed any better; no …

2020-04-14: Social D, feline style.

2020-04-07: Say hello to the Mini Sheepdog by @kizercutlery_inc. The design, ergonomics, and quality of this …

2020-04-07: Say it ain't so. My trusty #Spyderco #Dragonfly, in my pocket for over 5 years, has a rival! That's …

2020-04-05: Chimenea cutout pattern, showing how the attractor curve influences the hexes. Fancy!

2020-04-03: A long-ago rejected proposal design. I think it was for a music venue of some sort.

2020-03-31: Still wrangling with logistics on fabricating these things. Here's another render to tide you over. …

2020-03-30: Brah says, "Woah - nice chimenea, dude!"

2020-03-29: "CinderCone" chimenea with 2D white binness man for scale.

2020-03-28: Oh, it's not all glamour shots and fancy videos 'round here. Welded up a cover for a pit culvert …

2020-03-25: Sneak peek of a project I've been working on for WAY too long.

2020-03-25: Another view of Wellspring, installed at the Adams County Government Building here in Colorado. …

2020-03-23: Haven't thought about this one in a while. “Wellspring."

2020-03-22: Transfigure.

2020-03-20: Ok, so, yeah; I got a new truck. The one that checked most of the boxes was the Ram 1500. Classic. …

2020-03-17: A bit of epic Colorado rainbow action to brighten your day. Stay healthy, people!

2020-03-16: One of the funkier designs I did for the Sugar Beet Park trellis. Would've liked to have seen this …

2020-03-13: (Bike racks I did for the City of Loveland, CO)

2020-03-13: Bike rack. #sculpture #IsItThough? #publicart #stainlesssteel

2020-03-10:

2020-03-09: Another blob of bait that caught no fish. Parabolic curve and catenary working hard. And falling on …

2020-03-09: Backpedal. Backpedal: Definitions from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition. …

2020-03-07: Submitted this one. Wasn't selected. Ya win some, ya lose A LOT. Anyone want one? #sculpture …

2020-03-06: Messing with some patterning iterations for the aforementioned new screen. #sculpture …

2020-03-06: Dr. Strangesculpture, or how I learned to stop worrying and love the metal. The client who …

2020-02-03:

2020-02-03: Just chillin' in the winter sun. As you do.

2020-01-22: Origin. I found an image of an Emu egg and was blown away by the perfection of its shape. I traced …

2020-01-21: Trio of prints hung in @artroomsapp. "Found At Sea," "BowShock," and "Rift"

2020-01-20: Looking Down the Barrel Of the Beamsplitter. Went to the well of creativity today, and the well was …

2020-01-19: Found At Sea. Adrift, but not lost. Maybe?

2020-01-18: Working on a new thing. Black and white mask layer numba one.

2020-01-17: Found this old photo of a photo of a limestone carving I did 20 years ago. Can't remember the title, …

2020-01-14: Infinite. A bit of a cliché, but I really like the shape, whether it's 2D or 3.

2020-01-13: Monocle (simple) My eye keeps landing on this one in my photo library. Really like the depth - and …

2020-01-12: Bloo, too.

2020-01-11: Bloo. Something a little different. Fell in love with this guy's blue eyes.

2020-01-10: PRINTS!

2020-01-09: #tbt to a #sketch of a shell. A shellsketch?

2020-01-05: Go Deep. Crests and troughs? Or the undulations of some denizen of the depths?

2020-01-05: Sunday shadow.

2020-01-04: "Dirge" series as a wee triptych.

2020-01-01: Dirge for the Last Maple. Second in a series lamenting the indifference we're showing toward the …

2019-12-29: Dirge for the Last Gingko. A song we hope never to sing but do so little to prevent.

2019-12-28: Space Rocks. This one hasn't made an appearance in a while.

2019-12-27: Torc. The ancients placed one of these around your neck as a child, hoping they guessed your future …

2019-12-26: #tbt to “Overcome" in Little Rock, Arkansas. #sculpture #publicart #stainlesssteel #mirrorpolish

2019-12-26: Roscoe wanting supper, or Mark wanting more than 750 followers on Insta? Same face.

2019-12-25: Tusk. Memory can be a spike in the dark.

2019-12-24: Fesivus for the rest of us

2019-12-23: Monocle. There is danger in only looking at things one way.

2019-12-20: Got some prints in today. Just poke the "buy photo" button on my website and git sum of yer very …

2019-12-20: All Up In My Grill Layers and depth, shadows and circles, texture and pattern.

2019-12-19: #tbt to this weird little dude. No, they're not ALL weird! You're just mean!

2019-12-18: World on The Brink.

2019-12-17:

2019-12-17: Hold It Together.

2019-12-16: Grid of my work. No particular rhyme or reason, just 9 I was really happy with.

2019-12-15: Kundalini. @abstrac.ted @affinitybyserif

2019-12-14: "Scimitar Sun" as an #albumcover. What do you think?

2019-12-13: Echo, cool and warm versions. Ordered some prints off my website for shows; eating my own dog food. …

2019-12-12: Shy Saturn. You'd think someone with such showy rings wouldn't be bashful, but you'd be wrong.

2019-12-11: Horsetooth Rawk. Tribute to a local landmark.

2019-12-10: Checking out @artroomsapp so folks can see what my artwork will look like on a wall. Great app for …

2019-12-09:

2019-12-08: So, is this really all there is to a business account here? If your not on Facebook, what's the …

2019-12-08: Anywhere But Here. Discovered some of my earlier pieces were missing signatures. I had a fantastic …

2019-12-04:

2019-11-30: Orbits.

2019-11-29:

2019-11-29: Glimpse. Just cuz it's #blackfriday doesn't mean the making stops.

2019-11-29: Echo. Warm and Cold versions.

2019-11-27: Portal Guardian.

2019-11-26: Uh, we got a bit of snow last night. #colorado #stillfall #StayPuftMarshmallowCar

2019-11-25: And he'll rear up, grab my skull, and start licking my head. Officer, there's a bobcat trying to eat …

2019-11-25: This guy. He mashes his head against me like he can't get close enough.

2019-11-23: Plugged In. Something a bit R — er, OK, X-rated for my birthday.

2019-11-21: Float. Raw vectors from a previous project. Sometimes, I think I get carried away with the textures …

2019-11-18: Monday vibes. Old piece I did with #assemblyapp @assemblyapp from @pixiteapps

2019-11-16: I am NOT ready for the #mtb season to end. Clinging to the last strands. #colorado #singletrack

2019-11-14: #tbt to a cute little frog I made YEARS ago.

2019-11-11: Scimitar Sun.

2019-11-10: Ripples in Space-Time: 1969. A friend told me this was their favorite. I like it, too.

2019-11-08: Moonlight.

2019-11-06: A bunch of boxes

2019-11-05: Still from a previous video. How to tell when the motion designs weren't working that day. You cheat …

2019-10-31: #tbt #throwbackthursday

2019-10-31: Happy Halloween!

2019-10-30: Some new works and new products to print 'em on are live on my website. Clickable link in my …

2019-10-29: Found this -ancient- idea for a sculpture proposal while searching for something else. SketchUp. I …

2019-10-27: Night Heat. Taking a break from 3D. Love the immediacy of these iPad artworks.

2019-10-27: The way to a man's heart is COOKIES

2019-10-24: Memento mori for pigeons. Found this scanned skull model online and had to make something with it. …

2019-10-24: #tbt to an old Modo render. Ooh, mysterious!

2019-10-20:

2019-10-19: Ascension.

2019-10-13: Lacquer Box. Some fun geometry for your Sunday.

2019-10-12: The jawbreakers are escaping, sir.

2019-10-11: Capsule. Particle. Thing.

2019-10-09: Messing around with some branding ideas. Still really proud of my logo design.

2019-10-08: Four buckyballs lingering after the party. Platonic solids know how to tie one on, dog.

2019-10-07:

2019-10-02: Erosion. Weird digital sculpture I made today while trying to make something else. Works that way, …

2019-09-28: Morning sky, subtle before the show-off colors arrive.

2019-09-19: #tbt to a weird skull I made in #zbrush. Pretty sure this was rendered in Modo.

2019-09-07:

2019-09-07: Glass and brass brooch. Imaginary jewelry requires no mines, or a “mine!"

2019-09-03: Study in Gray. Time for the close-up.

2019-09-03: Study in Gray. A little closer.

2019-09-03: Study in Gray. Made with the brand-spankin' new #cinema4d R21 and #redshift3d

2019-09-03: And speaking of reflections!

2019-09-03: Composition courtesy of the afternoon sun and dichroic acrylic. Reflection on the wall, art of …

2019-09-02: …and at a park in Johannesburg, SA. The magic of High Dynamic Rang Images. You can place your work …

2019-09-02: Revisiting my old "Orbits" idea. This is what it looks like in Venice at sunrise.

2019-08-29: Juncos. Another #throwbackthursday #tbt

2019-08-29: #tbt to "In Phase."

2019-08-27: Ripples in Space-Time: 1989

2019-08-27: Ripples in Space-Time: 1969.

2019-08-10: Dream of a Pond in Giverny.

2019-08-08: MisterEdddddd.

2019-08-03: Rift.

2019-08-02: Time Laps. (Time's got his runnin' shoes on)

2019-07-31: Barely made it. That's a lot o' calories.

2019-07-30: Believe it or not, there are only two cats in this picture. One is just very, very large — and very, …

2019-07-27: Essence. Paring things down to what's really important.

2019-07-06: Binary.

2019-07-04: I dunno, this one kinda has a firework feel? Nonetheless, Happy Independence Day!

2019-06-29: Synapse. Rediscovered this one while doing some iCloud housekeeping.

2019-06-26: Umbral Equals.

2019-06-22: X?

2019-06-15: Deflated.

2019-06-14: Collective.

2019-06-12: “Portal."

2019-06-11: You guys seen this one? Can't figger out if I've posted it or not.

2019-06-08: Another old one I found lurking. Sneaksy planetses!

2019-06-06: #tbt Can't even find the title on this one.

2019-06-04: Another one from the archive. Developing patterns for a sculpture idea that never materialized.

2019-06-03: Time traveling a bit. Takes some of the stress of the current timeline away.

2019-06-01: I have a whole album of these "spontaneous spectra." The beveled edge on the shower door makes a …

2019-05-30: If you find it impossible to make art while someone you love is in the hospital, are you really an …

2019-05-27: Working on some patterns.

2019-05-18: Fractured Crystal Egg.

2019-05-11: Reworked the materials and added some depth of field to that last setup. Stay tuned for the updated …

2019-05-08: The Basketball Goddess V2.

2019-05-07: The Basketball Goddess. #redshift3d render.

2019-05-02: Lease was up on the Tacoma. In keeping with my change of career focus, I elected to go car. …

2019-05-02: Resurrected that old Caged Helix piece, for practice. What am I, the Night King now? #cinema4d …

2019-04-29: Oh, Colorado. You do you.

2019-04-28: Throwback (hey, is it Thursday?) to one of the first images I made in Cinema4d.

2019-04-14: Blooblawbs.

2019-04-02: I think I found one of those "big brass balls" people are always talking about.

2019-04-01: Yeah, he's finally lost it.

2019-03-27: Working on another animation, this one heavily inspired by @zhestkov. Still frame.

2019-03-15: #redshift3d render of a skull model I found online. This renderer on this machine is pretty much …

2019-03-14: Holey Balls!

2019-03-13: Lots of learnin’ going on over here…

2019-03-10: Holy crap, peeps! It works!

2019-03-09: Getting a new Mac: Building a new PC:

2019-02-28: "#tbt to another old 3D composition in @maxonc4d"

2019-02-23: Uh oh. Feels like that third dimension is calling my name.

2019-02-18: Vanishing Point. Dutch angle versus classic perspective with a digital encaustic effect.

2019-02-16: Organized my storage a bit. Found this old dude.

2019-02-14: Happy Valentine's Day.

2019-02-08: She Waits. Can't remember if I already posted this one, and too lazy to check.

2019-02-07: Vector chickadee from way back. Adobe Illustrator #tbt

2019-02-05: And then there's this guy! 🥰 #catsofinstagram #manx #whyrusideupdown

2019-01-31: Faux Kiss. Pretend depth of field; nothing but vector and strategically layered gaussian blur. We …

2019-01-30: Remember this @weldtables fab table I had up for sale? It's found a new home with my friend and …

2019-01-29: Fresh lemons from my mom's tree in Arizona. Filled the whole house with their amazing scent. Thanks …

2019-01-27: Celebrating the awesome that is Ouray, Colorado with dear friends: priceless.

2019-01-25: Osmosis. A bright orange rectangle lets the negative space past its perimeter; is it even a …

2019-01-22: World on The Brink.  I get a sense of some consciousness teetering on the edge. Some kind of …

2019-01-19: Don't think I ever posted this one. One of my first using #affinitydesigner way back in 2015.

2019-01-19: Sk-sk-sketchin. Nice fit for a Saturday afternoon.

2019-01-14: Pearl. Fired up my old 3D software Modo for this one. Mostly just to remind myself that 3D is hard.

2019-01-09: Thawt Prawcess. It seemed to take way more effort and far too many steps to make this one. Then I …

2019-01-08: Monument to a very stupid idea.

2019-01-08: There's a bear in the bathroom.

2019-01-04:

2019-01-02: Message from 1985. A throwback to a simpler, apparently sloppier, time. First artwork of 2019!

2018-12-31: Highlight of sculpture fabrication 2018: "Interwoven."

2018-12-28: Wine-dark Sea. Envisioning the view Odysseus had on his long trip home to Ithaca.

2018-12-26: #certiflat fab table for sale! Moving into the new year, big changes are afoot. My body has been …

2018-12-21:

2018-12-18: Eccentricity. Eccentricity (also called quirkiness) is unusual or odd behavior on the part of an …

2018-12-15: Upwelling. Early morning light as the world shifts.

2018-12-14: Thaw. A warm day in December.

2018-12-12: Working on having some books printed. 38 designs between the covers!

2018-12-09: Blood Oath II.

2018-12-07: Mnemonics. A series of images exploring the phenomenon of memory.

2018-12-06: Reinvention. I was 20 years old in 1986 when I walked into Dan Ostermiller’s studio and asked for a job. Up to …

2018-12-05: Reminiscence.

2018-12-05: Elegy.

2018-12-04: Amnesia.

2018-12-03: Memory.

2018-12-01: Sieve.

2018-11-30: Screenshot from my iPad. Shows the apps I use fer makin' arte. It's fun to make your own wallpaper, …

2018-11-29: My studio. ANTIGRAV raw vectors in Affinity Designer. Sweet work table by my friend Anne Bossert; …

2018-11-28:

2018-11-26: Recede. This was an earlier, more graphical version that I think I like better than the one I just …

2018-11-26: Recede.

2018-11-22:

2018-11-21: Burnt Synapse.

2018-11-20: Synapse.

2018-11-19: Hive V2.

2018-11-19: Hive.

2018-11-17: Median Medium.

2018-11-16: Got some stuff back from the framer. There's something about seeing a heretofore purely digital …

2018-11-15: Splashdown. Moments after the alien craft splashed down in the Pacific.

2018-11-14: Uravel V2.0.

2018-11-13: Remember the "Spark" sculpture from a couple weeks ago? Yeah, didn't get the job. That's the name of …

2018-11-12: Unravel.

2018-11-10: Roscoe Gun Show. #catsofinstagram #manx #fezzik #idontevenexercise #youarethebrutesquad

2018-11-08: New Website! @squarespace built. Loving the probably-overdone parallax effect. Linkage in my …

2018-11-06: Emptyful. I'm reinventing myself, and this is my new logo. Whatcha think? #logo

2018-11-03: Watcher.

2018-11-01: #tbt to some old experiments with #fractals.

2018-11-01: Strays. Gotta keep the doors locked on Halloween ð ð

2018-10-31: Runner-up for best costume: Roscoe as snowshoe hare. #catsofinstagram #manx #proudFEET

2018-10-26: "Spark" sculpture has been officially submitted, so now I can show it off. Don't believe in luck, …

2018-10-25: Jagged. In honor of our broken places.

2018-10-23: Working on transforming the virtual into the real. Feeling the beginner's mind again is like …

2018-10-17: ShortStack.

2018-10-15: Patina.

2018-10-11: Dreaming of Venice.

2018-10-09: Autumn Morning.

2018-10-08: October Moonrise. This was actually designed as a smartphone wallpaper, but Instagram, in their deep …

2018-10-05: Lost. A lament for wisdom. For reasoned debate. For progress. For respectfulness. For peace of mind. …

2018-10-02: Wholly.

2018-09-30: Power Tower.

2018-09-30: Nuts and Bolts. Goofing around with this new cameramajig. #iphonexs #dof #rust

2018-09-29: Alternate Route.

2018-09-27: Copper Nick Us.

2018-09-27: #tbt to my old “Meme" sculpture, as shot with some magic depth of field Apple sauce.

2018-09-26: Redhead.

2018-09-26: Testing out the portrait mode on my new phone. Roscoe couldn't care less.

2018-09-23: Echo.

2018-09-21:

2018-09-16: Worlds Collide.

2018-09-15: Birb, Vintage and Colorized.

2018-09-14: We were just up at Seaman Reservoir a week ago. Now the area directly behind the camera in this shot …

2018-09-13: Working something up. Churn churn churn. #sculpture #publicart #yesistilldo3d

2018-09-11: Blood Oath.

2018-09-06: BowShock.

2018-09-03: Twilight Dream.

2018-09-02: WaveParticle.

2018-08-31: Empty Promise.

2018-08-30: Re-experience.

2018-08-28: VOIDZ.

2018-08-27: We Was Framed.

2018-08-27: Circuitous.

2018-08-24: SpaceRocks.

2018-08-23: #tbt Throwing it WAY back. I think this was '88 or '89. Welding and chasing Dan Ostermiller's …

2018-08-23: Touch.

2018-08-22: Finding the Positive Among the Negative.

2018-08-22: Detail from the previous post. The accidental detail that's a byproduct of this method of creating …

2018-08-21: QIBLA The Qibla is sign that points worshippers to Mecca. I love the utility of this deeply …

2018-08-21: Carcinoscorpius.

2018-08-19: Bodhi Leaf.

2018-08-18: A Series of Setbacks.

2018-08-16: Dark Matter.

2018-08-16: #tbt Dragonfly.

2018-08-13: Parker Solar Probe. (Go ahead, zoom in - that's the spirit!)

2018-08-11: Beacon.

2018-08-11: Blossom.

2018-08-10: Dark Star.

2018-08-07: Safecracker.

2018-08-06: Bronze, Iron, and Steel.

2018-08-04: What Lies Beneath.

2018-08-02: Blood Moon.

2018-08-01:

2018-07-30: Panopticon.

2018-07-25: Ocho.

2018-07-24: (Raw geometry, and the result of some texturing and layering.)

2018-07-23: We Snowflakes are Beautiful.

2018-07-23: Artifact.

2018-07-20: Portal Guardian.

2018-07-19: Looking Down the Barrel of the Beamsplitter.

2018-07-17: Intersectionality. Revisited.

2018-07-17: Overlap.

2018-07-15: Intersectionality.

2018-07-14: Urchin.

2018-07-14: Shrapnel.

2018-07-10: Could This Be a Way Out?

2018-07-09: Thoughts On A Cave In Thailand.

2018-07-06: Lucid Dreamer.

2018-07-04: Disassembled. Happy. Interdependence. Day.

2018-07-03: Astrolabe

2018-07-02: "Separated." #keepfamiliestogether

2018-07-01: The wildflowers were spectacular.

2018-07-01: Stormy Peaks Trail, looking down on Pingree Park lakes. #colorado #hike #bestkindoftired

2018-07-01: Got some Alpine time in today. I can feel the tension fly away on the wind as soon as I step foot …

2018-06-30: "Hold It Together."

2018-06-28: "Try to Stay Centered." Just try. I dare ya.

2018-06-28: "Ideation."

2018-06-28: "Rey Naranja." #tbt to when this horror show just began.

2018-06-26: Ch-ch-changes. A couple pieces of news. First, after 25 years together, I am no longer represented by the National …

2018-06-26: "Olympus Mons."

2018-06-25: "Out to Here, in to There." Last one with the compass-points shape, I promise.

2018-06-24: "Shuriken."

2018-06-22: "Anywhere But Here" More digital art.

2018-06-21: Stretching the creative ligaments with some 2d design work.

2018-04-19: Made it.

2018-04-19: Ready to go.

2018-04-19: Interwoven: Installed! Interwoven - INSTALLED! Ran down to Little Rock on Sunday/Monday with Interwoven in tow. Stayed with …

2018-04-05: Hey Instageeks! Didja miss me? Took a break from soso media while I FINISHED INTERWOVEN (Thanks …

2018-04-05: Interwoven. Interwoven is finished! After five long months of work through the winter, Interwoven is finally …

2018-03-02: Interwoven is still being woven. I've been slowed down with the cold and a nice dose of the flu, but I am still plugging away on …

2018-01-21: Weaving Interwoven: Still Going! I’m still — slowly — making progress on the Interwoven piece. The modules are beginning to weave …

2018-01-04: The weaving of Interwoven has begun. #publicart #sculpture #fabrication #stainless

2017-12-29: Weaving Interwoven: Progress report. Still working on Interwoven and making good, albeit slow, progress. We had a nice cold snap where …

2017-12-24: Winter creation time. Gotta have something to do when it's 1 degree outside. #amaziograph …

2017-12-15: Man, these Colorado sunsets lately. Wow.

2017-12-14: Weaving Interwoven: Warp and Weft. Woof. More progress on the assembly. Starting to feel like this just might work!

2017-12-14: Weaving Interwoven: The Beginning. Now that I've bent some tabs, the actual assembly can start. First steps are to figure out which …

2017-12-11: Ooh, artsy! #sculpture #stainlesssteel #mobius #publicart

2017-12-10: Interwoven: Fabrication. Once the virtual model is finalized and I have all the surfaces flattened and laid out, the files …

2017-12-10: Trying something new(ish). I have been utilizing the welding process in making my sculptures for 30 years. It is a …

2017-12-09: BREAKING NEWS: Interwoven So, now that I've caught up on the Lincoln Corridor project, it's time to move on to what's …

2017-12-08: Smoke, Bollard Artwork, and Being Done. Had a chance to take some photos while the area was under the influence of smoke from forest fires …

2017-12-08: The dreaded selfie. AAANND then there's this goofus.

2017-12-08: Artsy. A couple nice b&w shots.

2017-12-08: Making Terralogue Totems: Delivery and Installation. The bike racks, delivered and waiting for install. --- Unloading the pallets full of bike racks. --- …

2017-12-08: Making Terralogue Totems: Even Deeper. More fabrication photos. “Crop” was delayed due to the corten face material arriving …

2017-12-08: Making Terralogue Totems: In Deep. More photos from the fabrication of all the Lincoln Corridor elements, including the bases for the …

2017-12-04: Checking out all the loot that comes with the @waltersurftech Twist sample pack. LOVE the …

2017-11-30: Making Terralogue Totems: Sidebar, Counselor. Huh. Looks like I've forgotten to clue you in on just what the heck a "Terralogue Totem" is. …

2017-11-30: Making Terralogue Totems: Both Nitty and Gritty. Getting into the meat of the fabrication now. Mostly a pretty straight-forward process and totally …

2017-11-30: Bit it on a trail run. Pick up yer feet, maggot!

2017-11-27: Making Terralogue Totems: Fabrication Part 1. Once the laser (or water jet, usually for thicker material) is done - the real work begins.

2017-11-27: Making Terralogue Totems: Laser Cutting. A little video showing how the laser cutter works. Laser Cutting

2017-11-27: Making Terralogue Totems: Digital Prototyping The biggest benefit of using 3d CAD to design and prototype my work is the number of intermediate …

2017-11-25: Making Terralogue Totems: Fleshing it Out Once we decided on a design direction, I fleshed out the design and added the motifs to other formal …

2017-11-25: Making Terralogue Totems: Concepts After an initial meeting with the design team, I brainstormed some concepts, with the last being the …

2017-11-19: Bidding adieu to the Old North Building of the Denver Art Museum. The Martin Building.

2017-11-17: 👀

2017-11-17: Hey, this just might work!  #sculpture #publicart #process #stainlesssteel #fabrication

2017-11-16: Parts are held together with this omg array of brackets. Every one of which need to be bent 90 …

2017-11-16: Pile o'stainless. Something in the neighborhood of 2700 holes. Yikes.

2017-11-16: Decided to stretch a bit on this one and go with a riveted fastening system rather than the usual …

2017-11-16: Under way on the next project, "Interwoven." Hopefully it ends up looking something like this …

2017-11-14: Mmmmm, late afternoon November light. Sparkly!

2017-10-08: I'm building something to go here in Little Rock's expanded Vogel-Schwartz sculpture garden. …

2017-09-07: “Crop” in the weird, smoky light we’re “enjoying” right now.

2017-09-03: Making some bench legs for friends. Eat your leftovers.

2017-08-25: “Course” has landed. Blue sky. Blue forklift. Blue Tacoma.

2017-08-25: “Crop” is in place, too! Like buddah.

2017-08-25: “Construct” is installed! One down, two to go.

2017-08-24: All 18 bike racks are done and palletized. Ready for delivery.

2017-08-16:

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2017-08-15:

2017-08-15:

2017-08-15: Car camping break. Reeeelaaaaaxx. #camping #colorado #allworkandnoplaymakesjackadullboy

2017-08-11: All. The. Totems. Are. Done. And loaded. And ready to install. It’s thumb-twiddling time!

2017-08-09: Base plate on and time to bolt the inside to the outside. So. Steenking. Close!

2017-08-08: Last pylon sliding into place. #welding #process #fabrication #publicart …

2017-08-07: Ooh, drama! #artsy #blackundvite

2017-08-07: More “Crop.” #welding #fabrication #metalwork #process #publicart #sculpture #bendbendbend

2017-08-07: Started in on seam welding this dude. Nice cool, rainy day. Beats that string of mid–90s we had.

2017-08-04: Loving this silhouette.

2017-08-03: “Crop” totem underway. Weathering steel (Corten).

2017-08-02: Big orange dummy gives no sh*ts about my dirty work pants. It’s lap time! #catsofinstagram #manx #r …

2017-08-01: An empty #certiflat #fabblock table means, uh, done! It’s 🍺 o’clock! #fabrication #publicart …

2017-07-28: Load it up. #publicart #sculpture

2017-07-21: Hah hah haaaa! Six! Six bike racks! #thecount #fabrication #publicart #sculpture #corten

2017-07-20: Ray @clampplus strikes again. Can’t wait to put this “Little Finger” to use next time I have small …

2017-07-20: One done. 17 more to go.  #fabrication #publicart #sculpture #bikerack #stainlesssteel #corten

2017-07-17:

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2017-07-13: (Process shots. Fabricating “Construct.”)

2017-07-12: Course=Done. Bolt alignment was a bit fussy, but manageable. Now on to Construct.

2017-07-12: Welding the anchor plate o’clock. I knew I built that gantry for a reason.

2017-07-11: Like a glove.

2017-07-11: The symbolism here is pretty obvious. Sliding the corten pylon into “Course.” No lube required.

2017-07-11: How to tell if a tool has real value: the day it comes into your shop you put it to use over and …

2017-07-11: Ray over at @clampplus was kind enough to send me a pair of his clamps to test out on my @weldtables …

2017-07-10: Done with weld, weld, weld. Time to grind, grind, grind.

2017-07-06: Almost there!

2017-07-05: Colorado wildflowers. 

2017-07-05: Not a great pic, but we saw 2 moose up at Cameron Pass on Monday. They were just having picnic lunch …

2017-07-01: Happy #independenceday weekend everyone!

2017-07-01: More progress on the corten pylons. Stuff welds better than anything I’ve worked with since the old …

2017-06-28: Aaaaand, done. Took me longer to assemble than I hoped, but I do tend to get persnickety. Thanks …

2017-06-26: This. Thing. Is. Awesome. #certiflat #certiflatfamily #weldtables #fabrication

2017-06-26: Well Hello, gorgeous! Received my 8’x3’ #certiflat table this afternoon. Time to join the …

2017-06-25: Making a jig for making standoffs.

2017-06-25: Lincoln Corridor project - process.

2017-06-25: Building a gantry.

2017-04-20: Back in Little Rock for the #satrm show. Got to visit “Overcome” this morning.

2017-04-17: Who You Callin’ Misaligned?

2017-04-12: No Fire in Space.

2017-04-12:

2017-03-30: #tbt

2017-03-27: Mid/Life.

2017-03-25: Fire Become Ash.

2017-03-24:

2017-03-20: Ob. Fush. Kate.

2017-03-18: Redesigned “Portal” going together flawlessly.

2017-03-17: Shamrock. Happy Saint Patrick’s Day.

2017-03-16:

2017-03-14: Portal to Nautilus.

2017-03-11: An Interconnected Series of Demons

2017-03-05: Artist’s statement re the previous post.

2017-03-05: Checking out Gabriel Dawe’s amazing Nexus No. 36.

2017-03-04: Vajra. Inspired by @futureislands

2017-03-03: Roscoe filled with spring energy.

2017-03-02: Three experiences of a moonlit cloud in the desert.

2017-02-27:

2017-02-25: Ode to the Last Martini.

2017-02-25: Ode to the First Martini.

2017-02-23: #tbt Rendering from Modo.

2017-02-22: Elephant Shrew.

2017-02-21: Keys to Giza.

2017-02-20: Crow sketch on the iPad Pro. LOVE drawing on this thing.  #sketch #artistsofinstagram #sketchbookpro …

2017-02-20: Goathead.

2017-02-19: Monument for Ocean.

2017-02-17: Forged.

2017-02-17:

2017-02-16: Rey Naranja. Just couldn’t help myself. #trump #politicalcartoon #digitalart #graphicdesign …

2017-02-15: Revolver. Textured and Percolated. Revolver. Raw.

2017-02-14: Equinox.

2017-02-13: A Clockwork. Oranger.

2017-02-12: A Clockwork. Orange.

2017-02-09: Oeuvre Lap. #digitalart #digitalpainting #graphicdesign

2017-02-08: DroneStrike. #digitalart #graphicdesign

2017-02-06: Toobs. #amaziograph

2017-02-03: False Dichotomy. #percolatorapp #digitalart #unionapp #assemblyapp #graphicdesign

2017-02-02:

2017-01-27: Lurking Doom. #digitalart #graphicdesign

2017-01-25: Untarget. Percolated. #yella #insta_art #digitalart #graphic #madewithipad

2017-01-25: Untarget. #digitalart #assemblyapp #graphicdesign

2017-01-24: Divine afternoon: gentle snow comfy couch cat lap

2017-01-24: Quadratic. #graphicdesign #stackablesapp #assemblyapp #insta_art #digitalart

2017-01-20: Starcluster.

2017-01-18: Attraction.

2017-01-17: Superbug.

2016-11-28: Delicate Arch in #archesnationalpark How to spend Black Friday. #optoutdoors #archesnationalpark …

2016-11-06:

2016-10-14: Overcome. "Overcome" installed in Little Rock, Arkansas. “We are not afraid, we are not afraid. We are not …

2016-10-12: Arrived at the site in Chenal, AR

2016-09-27: Can’t work while waiting for client feedback? Mountain time! #rmnp #trailridgeroad

2016-09-25: This guy let me walk right up to him. #wascally #wabbit

2016-09-22: Wrapped and loaded on the trailer. Had to get the finished one out of the shop to make room for …

2016-09-20: #itfits #sculpture #hexagons #stainlesssteel #solidworks #rulez

2016-09-20: Woot. Underway on attaching the mirrored sheet and the hexes. #shiny #stainlesssteel #sculpture …

2016-09-19: Number 9. Number 9. Number 9. #stainlesssteel #publicart #metalart #sculpture …

2016-09-18: 8 done. 9 underway. Light. Tunnel. End. #sculpture #art #publicart #stainlesssteel

2016-09-12: 5. #moreofthesame #ifyourboredimaginehowifeel

2016-09-10: Number four tacked up. #art #metal #stainlesssteel #fourofnine #sculpture

2016-09-09: Numba three. #sculpture #fabrication #stainlesssteel #swirl #weldgrindweldgrind

2016-09-08: Eye see you. 

2016-09-07: Base plate gone. Room to stretch out a bit. As usual, the first one=pain in the ass. Second? Breeze. …

2016-09-07: Nice #geometry. #stainlesssteel #fabrication #sculpture

2016-09-07: Tryna make some room. Time to ship the base plate off to the site.

2016-09-05: Took two days to fix my f*ckup, but finally got this thing seam welded. So, a sixteenth inch error …

2016-09-03: And adding the pointy bit onto the lower section. Just shy of sixteen feet end to end.

2016-09-03: Starting in on the pointy ends of the uprights.

2016-08-29: My feets looking out over our campsite. Wake up you guys! #camping

2016-08-29: Early morning light. Fantastic rocks. Brilliant sky. Wonderful friends. #camping #borderlands …

2016-08-26: No 8 Pro @mfurick cup. These little guys are perfect for short, precise, low-amp fusion welds.

2016-08-26: Dabs on tabs. Ha. Ha. Ha.

2016-08-26: It sands the hexes. It welds the tabs. It puts pretty scratches in the #stainlesssteel. Lather. …

2016-08-26: Tryna figger this out. #lookedgoodonpaper

2016-08-23: Yeah, just nine of over 2 hundred of these f$@&*%g things I’m making. #notamachinistjustamachine …

2016-08-22: You can’t work ALL the time! #poudreriver #biketrail #ilovefortcollins

2016-08-21: What's Happening Now? I'm currently working on my largest and most complex design to date: "Overcome" for Little Rock, …

2016-08-21: Update A few of the things I've been up to since my last posty. The Rotary Wheel is installed in the Rotary …

2016-08-17: Giraffe’s eye view. #maybeitisbaraddur

2016-08-17: Six. Everything is fitting up nicely, but I did lose half a day when a bolt seized. Galling with …

2016-08-17: And then there were three. #notbaraddur

2016-08-16: FINALLY finished up the two little butt welds on the plate, so now I can begin test fitting the …

2016-08-15: The stupid things you have to do when you don’t have a REAL fab table. #pofolksgotspoways

2016-08-14: Moving on to the anchor plate.

2016-08-12: Could it be? Yep - 9 of 9 is seam welded and chased. Just need to attach the platform and I can …

2016-08-12: Colorado thunderstorms beget #Colorado #rainbows.

2016-08-10: Puttin’ my boots up on 7 of 9. Btw, these #thorogoodboots are about the best things I’ve ever put on …

2016-08-09: Welded in the last bolt pocket today. #tigtuesday #millerwelders

2016-08-09: 7 of 9 is almost finished! Assimilation nearly complete. #borg

2016-08-09: These #DeWalt 7 amp grinders become mostly dead WAY too easy. Their 11 amp model seems much more …

2016-08-09: 5 of 9. I am being assimilated. #borg

2016-08-04: Making progress. Slowly.

2016-08-02: Attaching the first upright to its platform.

2016-07-31: Mostly done with the anchor ring. Ring. See that clear cup on the torch? Best TiG upgrade I’ve ever …

2016-07-31: Welding up the anchoring ring. Each of the nine uprights bolts to this thing. 10 gauge 304 FTW. …

2016-07-31: This is how the bolt pockets sit inside each upright in “Overcome.” A bolt passes through each hole …

2016-07-29: Took some time to visit the Women of Abstract Expressionism show at DAM. See it, and weep at all the …

2016-07-29: So far, so good.

2016-07-29: Tacking up the first of the uprights.

2016-07-29: The rest. There’s a bunch of no. 8 mirror-finish stuff lurking in there somewhere. Don’t look too …

2016-07-29: A tiny portion of two thousand pounds of stainless steel. Managing space to store and work on all …

2016-07-25: Annnnnd the hinging system works. W. O. O. T.

2016-07-25: Platforms done.

2016-07-24: Beautiful evening with a beautiful old friend. Thanks for the visit, J! #watsonlake #sunset …

2016-07-24: “Overcome” base plate. 3/8" 304, Nine-sided silliness. #ohshitthisthingisbig

2016-07-24: Hingey McHingeface. #iknowyouarebutwhatami

2016-07-24: These platforms will support the main upright elements of “Overcome.” The connection with the base …

2016-07-24: Purpleses and blueses, Precious!

2016-07-21: 2 by 2. 2" welds with a 2 inch gap, too. To. Two. Also. In addition.

2016-07-21: Jiggety jig. If I had to make even one more, I’d make a less backwoodsey system. This worked ok for …

2016-07-21: Wee bolting platform that goes under each upright on this thing. One in a row, eight more to go.

2016-07-21: Fresh picked stainless is so purdy.

2016-07-11: Happy toeses at 10,000 feet.

2016-07-11: Hiked 12 miles yesterday. Can’t sleep? WTF!?!

2016-06-24: The ice on Lake Agnes looks like it’s levitating. #alpinelake #colorado

2016-06-11: Sorry to my vast cadre of followers - I’ve been eyeball-deep in figuring out how to build this …

2016-05-31: New Furick cup seems to be A SERIOUS UPGRADE. Now I just need to upgrade me. #weldporn @mfurick

2016-05-11: Ellsworth Kelley.

2016-05-11: Pizza at Lou Malnati’s in Chicago.

2016-05-11: My friends have cute pets. And the English Bulldog is pretty cute, too.

2016-04-18: ZirgZarg. V2.0 Percolated. #digitalart #graphicdesign #graphic #illustration #assemblyapp #unionapp …

2016-04-18: ZirgZarg. V2.0 #digitalart #graphicdesign #graphic #illustration #assemblyapp #unionapp #shiftapp …

2016-04-18: ZirgZarg. Percolated. #digitalart #graphicdesign #graphic #illustration #assemblyapp #unionapp …

2016-04-18: ZirgZarg. #digitalart #graphicdesign #graphic #illustration #assemblyapp #unionapp #shiftapp …

2016-04-09: Quatrefoil. Percolated. #digitalart #graphicdesign #assemblyapp #shiftapp #stackablesapp #unionapp …

2016-04-02: So. Busy. No. Time. For Art. But always time for my pal Roscoe.

2016-03-31: #tbt fabricating "Split Infinitive."

2016-03-31: “Nymphaeaceae," Percolated.

2016-03-30: Bought these guys just after we moved into our new house - six years ago. Still look just like the …

2016-03-30: Nymphaeaceae v2.0

2016-03-30: Nymphaeaceae. Inspired by Japanese “Mon” crests we saw in the Samurai show at the Denver Art Museum.

2016-03-27: Mystery.

2016-03-27: Mystery Percolated. The new booleans in #assemblyapp are fantastic. Even if it’s only for better …

2016-03-21: Hey look - I can still (kinda) #weld. #dontlooktooclose

2016-03-21: Surprise seeds on our dining table. #seeds #mextures #subtle

2016-03-21: Archipelago. 

2016-03-20: At the Samurai show - Denver Art Museum. #awesome

2016-03-17: #tbt First big public art project - “Tsunami” #Sculpture in Cerritos, California.

2016-03-17: #tbt Donor Mandala at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. Donor’s names are laser etched into the …

2016-03-16: Cacophony.

2016-03-15: Autumn Path.

2016-03-14: "Hi, I’m Mark, and I’m a #Spydercoholic." #knifeporn #changeofpace #spyderco

2016-03-14: Fair & Balanced.

2016-03-13: Outbreak v2.

2016-03-13: Outbreak.

2016-03-12: Blobs, Romans, Countrymen!

2016-03-12: Wiggly.

2016-03-10: Sunnyside. #digitalart #yolkporn

2016-03-05: Ode to the Artistry of Islam.

2016-03-03: Harrow. V1.5. whatamiafarmer

2016-03-03: Harrow. Experimenting with #stackablesapp. The variety of looks and textures is pretty #mindblowing

2016-03-03: Construct. #tbt #oilpainting

2016-03-02: Wlcm to the Masheen.

2016-03-01: In Phase.

2016-02-28: Quadreaux.

2016-02-27: Escape.

2016-02-26: Sliced. A lot.

2016-02-26: Sliced.

2016-02-25: The Queen Waits.

2016-02-24: She Waits.

2016-02-23: Focus on the Flaws.

2016-02-20: DedPl. Shameless fan art. LOVED the movie.

2016-02-19: Monkey Nutz.

2016-02-19: Right THERE.

2016-02-18: #tbt “Meme”

2016-02-17: Plywood & Plexiglas Percolated.

2016-02-17: Plywood & Plexiglas.

2016-02-17: Drunk Eggs.

2016-02-16: Dream of Sunflower.

2016-02-15: Dream of Summer.

2016-02-13: Bird on a Wire. Nature v. Technology?

2016-02-12: Love is a cage.

2016-02-12: LIGO FTW!

2016-02-11: #tbt Sculpture I did for the airport in Little Rock back in 2004. Who’s that #punk?

2016-02-11: The Last Moonset Over Saturn. 

2016-02-10: Surfer Six.

2016-02-09: Japanozoan.

2016-02-08: The Higgs Cathedral Percolated.

2016-02-08: The Higgs Cathedral.

2016-02-06: Pictor A Galaxy Far, Far Away #playonwords

2016-02-06: Pictor A Galaxy: Inspiration: #chandra

2016-02-05: Planet Parade.

2016-02-04: Switchback.

2016-02-04: #tbt #modo #meshfusion #digitalart #render #3dcg

2016-02-04: Another #throwback, this time pencil on paper. #drawing #doge no wait #dog

2016-02-04: Dragonfly I made in Adobe Illustrator back in the day. #tbt

2016-02-02: Soft Landing.

2016-02-01: "Roadkill Cardinal” — raw, unfiltered. Pure #vector is still my fav - but so hard to do well. …

2016-02-01: Roadkill Cardinal.

2016-01-31: Well Whoop-de-Doo.

2016-01-30: Perforate.

2016-01-30: Fractal made with Frax.

2016-01-29: Juncos.

2016-01-29: Almost forgot - I also make sculptures here and there. “Through the Looking Glass”

2016-01-29: Outlier. #digitalart #3dcg #render #cinema4d

2016-01-28: Alien starfish thingy. First decent render out of Modo. 401, I think. #tbt #digitalart #modo #3dcg …

2016-01-28: No computers were harmed in the making of this image. From the WayBack machine. #oilpainting #tbt …

2016-01-28: #wtf #tbt #modo #3dcg #digitalart

2016-01-27: Tiny Furry Planet #cinema4d #render #digitalart #3dcg

2016-01-27: Möbius  #3dcg #digitalart #render #cinema4d

2016-01-27: Swoopy.  #cinema4d #render #3dcg #digitalart

2016-01-27: Death Star Nouveau.

2016-01-26: We Come In Peace

2016-01-25: There’s something wrong with this hotdog. #3dcg #digitalart #modo

2016-01-25: #cinema4d #digitalart #3dcg

2016-01-25: Alien artifact #zbrush #keyshot #digitalart #3dcg #wtf

2016-01-24: Orbits. A bad crop job by Instagram. #cinema4d

2016-01-24: Skull: Cornered. #zbrush #modo #render #3dcg #shiftapp

2016-01-24: Original #modo render of my #zbrush skull. #3dcg

2016-01-24: Memento Mori. #percolatorapp slathered in a #modo render of #zbrush model. #skull

2016-01-24: Bee.

2016-01-24: “Infinite Piggy” final Percolated version.

2016-01-24: Infinite piggy. Process from plain vector to percolated weirdness

2016-01-24: “Witness” - Really having a blast creating stuff on my phone. #assemblyapp #pixiteapps …

2015-11-12: Taking a breath. Been too long since I updated things here. Mostly due to massive time suck of remodeling our …

2015-01-15: Donor Mandala Installed Donor Mandala at FCMOD. ^ It was a long time coming, but the Donor Mandala has been installed at the …

2014-11-04: Installation. Loaded the Through the Looking Glass piece onto the trailer and hauled it to its home in Little Rock …

2014-09-20: Through the Looking Glass - DONE! Finito. After a long week of cutting, grinding, welding, and bolting - the convex hexes are all …

2014-09-10: Out of the distant past: Through the Looking Glass I participated in a public art competition last year for the City of Little Rock, Arkansas. My …

2014-09-07: Split Infinitive, re-worked. I designed this piece way back when Sketch-Up was my main software for modeling. I was pretty happy …

2014-07-23: Woah. I've been working on another edition of my "Event Horizon" piece. The concept behind the sculpture …

2014-07-19: Fun Weekend. Got to hang out backstage at Red Rocks with the cool kids from Devotchka. Wow, chapter 1. Sold out …

2014-07-15: Pretty. Sometimes the colors in a weld bead can be downright purdy.

2014-07-14: New Studio Ren found a great space for me behind the local Whole Foods. It was set up as a storage space for a …

2013-10-18: Another. So, this: Initial computer model. ^  Turned into this: Finished and Installed in Little Rock, …

2013-09-25: HiveMind When I proposed "Growing Together" for the Poudre River Public Library here in Fort Collins, I'd …

2013-06-27: Hexamabob After discovering the wonders of Radiant Acrylic, my brain was sparked by all kinds of ideas for …

2013-06-14: SoundSpindles I came up with what I thought was a pretty good idea for a proposal for the New Mexico School for …

2012-05-11: "Growing Together" Just installed yesterday at the Poudre River Public Library right here in Fort Collins. From the …

2011-11-11: Materialicious A quick hello to everyone coming to my site from Materialicious - and thanks for featuring my work!

2011-11-10: "Beginning" from the beginning What, two blog posts in a week? Am I feeling OK? Yep - just finally have some time to sit down and …

2011-11-07: "Wellspring" creation, Part II The sculpture sat, unloved, in the studio for quite a while as we sorted out a good install date. …

2011-11-07: "Wellspring" creation After (finally) dedicating "Wellspring" last week, I thought it was high time to post a wrap-up of …

2011-10-07: To Steve I was shocked at how deeply the news of Steve Jobs’ death affected me. There I was, standing …

2011-06-01: "Alliance" Model I’ve been having good results with 3d printing some of my designs for proposals. It definitely helps …

2011-05-15: Leviathan / Kapoor / Grand Palais 2011 Leviathan / Kapoor / Grand Palais 2011 originally uploaded by Co & Isa  A fantastic piece in a …

2011-03-17: Vanity Hey! It turns out I'm already ON facebook!

2011-03-16: Simplicity Project: But It's a Dry Heat But It’s a Dry Heat - Image not found. Boo. Interesting how subtle changes to only the …

2011-03-15: Simplicity Project: Grand Planetary Alignment Added a bit of grain to cover up Illustrator's banding on the gradient. Not sure why that happens - …

2011-03-14: Simplicity Project: Message from Gliese 581g Complexity begins to emerge from simplicity. I love the OP aspect of this one, the way such simple …

2011-03-13: Simplicity Project: Antipathy (Must have renamed this file somewhere along the way…) Experimenting with iterating a 2-color design …

2011-03-12: Simplicity Project: No. 2 I did this one quite a while ago, but it was done under the influence of my desire to get back to …

2011-03-11: New Project: Simplicity Image: Square-Blend–2 (Lost to the mists of time) Attempting to make some art, instead of just …

2011-03-11: Who am I? Sculptor? Painter? 3d Computer Graphics guy? CAD jockey? Illustrator? D-d-d-designer? I’ve been …

2011-03-03: I'm in love. Rowan Own Side Now (This video used to embedded here, but that broke sometime along the way.) …

2011-03-02: Andreas Christen More info here.

2011-02-23: Gravity Well Thinking… and working in Illustrator. Sometimes the complexity of 3d just gets on my nerves.

2011-02-18: Marcus Sandeman Website.

2011-02-17: Love. Finding Emilie. One of the best episodes of Radiolab, ever.

2011-02-04:

2011-01-25: On inspiration “The advice I like to give young artists, or really anybody who’ll listen to me, is not to …

2011-01-24: Happy Birthday, Macintosh. Steve Jobs unveiled the Macintosh on January 24, 1984.

2011-01-12: Real Craftsmanship. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGMj7o6AwnM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pM0VnL30rDc  

2010-12-07: Imported. There. Managed to export all my Tumblr posts and add them to this Journal. Some of the images are …

2010-12-06: Free blog host = bad. I've been using Tumblr for my blog posts for a while now, and recently it seems the service has been …

2010-12-02: Matthias Pleissnig makes some beautiful and complex forms in wood. (He’s become something of a …

2010-12-02: (Very cool kinetic sculpture. Links are rotting fast.) Tessel - David Letellier (Lab[au]) (by Niels …

2010-12-01: In trying to get back into making paintings, I realized that some frustration stems from my (very) …

2010-11-29: Frank Chimero: Content (This was something interesting from Frank Chimero. Links are long dead, though.)  You ever order …

2010-11-20: Gabriel Dawe

2010-11-17: Banksy who? Graf artists are all just vandals and gangbangers, ya know. http://elmac.net/

2010-11-11: (So many dead links. Can’t find Bryan’s site. Pretty sure this was the image I posted, though.) …

2010-11-08: Chris Berens creates these mind-altering works BY HAND. A complex and involved system of media and …

2010-10-30: Francis Bacon’s studio. Note to self: stop harassing Ren for her messiness.

2010-10-30: DARK SIDE OF THE LENS (by Astray Films) So, so good. Positively stunning.

2010-10-29: How about a break from all the painting? This was a design I’d come up with about a year and a half …

2010-10-20: I discovered I like working on bigger canvases - or maybe my confidence is just improving.

2010-10-08: Huge Bike Jump into a Pond 35 feet in the air (via devinsupertramp) Fun. That’s right, with a …

2010-10-05: Not so fast, Monsieur Maupassant I posted the Maupassant quote because I find it an interesting take on the creative process - albeit …

2010-10-05: What you have to do is look at what you wish to express long enough and with enough attention to …

2010-10-03: "The Honeymooners" 20x16 I’d done a koi painting before - they are colorful fun and getting the …

2010-10-03: "I Am the Walrus" 20x16 The success of the last couple paintings gave me the confidence to try a …

2010-10-03: “Kestrel Sketch” 11x14 Trying to branch out a little and arrive at something with a bit more appeal …

2010-10-03: "Mediterranean" 8x10 OK, this is beginning to work. I had to really struggle to stop drawing, and …

2010-10-03: “Limes in the Spotlight” 6x6 You can see that this painting is a direct response to the “Yellow …

2010-10-03: "Yellow Tomato Study" 6x6 I consider this to be another failed attempt - but I actually like the …

2010-10-03: "Hogback" 12x9 Another train wreck of a painting. You should have seen it before I decided to stop …

2010-10-03: “Hungarian on Blue” 9x12 “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work” - Thomas …

2010-10-01: “Late Summer Shadows” 12x16 Decided to try a bit bigger canvas this time. Painted from a photograph …

2010-10-01: “Four Thai Chiles” 3x8 In the zone on this tiny painting - start to finish in about 15 …

2010-10-01: "Sunflower and Sky" 6x8 Another little sunflower study, this on on a rose ground. Gives the more …

2010-10-01: "Diva" 7x9 Ren brought home some pears, and this one had such an eccentric shape, I couldn’t wait to …

2010-10-01: “Poppies” 6x8 Went crazy with the texture of the medium on this one. The drawing is a …

2010-10-01: “First Sun” 12x9 Painted this one from a photo reference. I learned a lot about editing out …

2010-09-29: "Hot & Cold" 6x8 This was the first painting I kept from this new beginning. Awkward, but I like …

2010-09-29: A pattern? OK, so anyone paying the slightest bit of attention to my recent posts will have noticed a definite …

2010-09-26: The best reason to paint is that there is no reason to paint. Keith Haring

2010-09-21: via farm4.static.flickr.com

2010-09-13: George Coll lives west of Loveland, my home town - and paints his ass off. Visit George’s blog, and …

2010-09-10: Rick Nilson paints awesome crabs.

2010-09-03: Liza Hirst.

2010-08-22: Leah Giberson paints cleverly stylized scenes with bold geometry and edible shadows. Ariba Familia - …

2010-08-05: Technical skill is mastery of complexity, while creativity is mastery of simplicity. Erik …

2010-08-02: i was talking to a moth the other evening he was trying to break into an electric light bulb and fry …

2010-07-28: Mr. W (via paranoidus) So subtle, so clever. I love this.

2010-07-08: A whole page of awesome geometry. http://www.gerardcaris.com/artwork.html

2010-06-29: Amazing linework from Lu Cong. They’re paintings are stellar as well. (by Lucong)

2010-06-28: Water Balloon rebound (by BeninManc)

2010-06-27: Festo AirPenguin (via FestoHQ)

2010-06-24: inevitablefragments: Ravensbourne College, Greenwich, London  Foreign Office Architects

2010-06-23: Really like the combination of digital iconography (pixelated imagery) with wood craftsmanship - and …

2010-06-19: Absolutely stunning builidng by Shigeru Ban. The roof structure of interwoven wood beams and steel …

2010-06-09: Cool piece in Bergen, Norway. The artist who did the computer modeling explained on the FormZ forum …

2010-06-09: The artists here certainly won’t share this problem because the power to rise above …

2010-06-06: Jim Denevan has made the “Largest Artwork in History” - I’m quoting that claim, as I have no idea if …

2010-05-30: Choosing to Wear the Muslim Headscarf Link: Choosing to Wear the Muslim Headscarf Interesting insight into the cultural clash inside one …

2010-05-29: RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us (via theRSAorg) Purpose > …

2010-05-28: Rachel Maddow- The more spills change_ the more they stay the same (via StartLoving3)

2010-05-21: The very best form of self-promotion is celebration. To celebrate is to share the joy of what you do …

2010-05-15: "Art is not what you see, but what you make others see."  — Edgar Degas

2010-05-10: Studio stack: Pen (by johnhallmen)

2010-05-03: Portrait of a Hero: Chiune Sugihara and the Jews of Lithuania Link: Portrait of a Hero: Chiune Sugihara and the Jews of Lithuania I love this man immeasurably …

2010-05-03: I love this light. />via www.contemporist.com

2010-04-22: Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, …

2010-04-19: Playing with the Devil (by skarpi)

2010-04-13: sommerende (via suzy_yes) I love these. Subtle experiments on the effects of changing light. Check …

2010-04-13: Poets and artists live on frontiers. They have no feedback, only feedforward. They have no …

2010-04-03: (Video of a knife maker. Makin’) The Cutting Edge (via CBS)

2010-04-01: SolarBeat SolarBeat Music of the Spheres.

2010-03-26: raku (via mflorko)

2010-03-24: NO AMOUNT OF SKILLFUL INVENTION CAN REPLACE THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENT OF IMAGINATION  — Edward Hopper

2010-03-23: Hero of the day: man saves the lives of over 2 million babies Link: Hero of the day: man saves the lives of over 2 million babies

2010-03-12: Eva Zeisel: Distinguished By Design on Vimeo (via Vimeo)

2010-02-16: Imagine a puddle waking up one morning and thinking, “This is an interesting world I find myself in, …

2010-02-13: Primary Splash (via Jeffffd)

2010-02-09: The artists I have known who have had rewarding and successful careers are those who have been able …

2010-02-06: Our everyday experience might itself be a holographic projection of physical processes that take …

2010-01-24: Richard Stallman on The Setup Richard Stallman on The Setup minimalmac: You know what I believe in? I believe in people who …

2010-01-21: sam weber

2010-01-18: Warped Star

2010-01-05: Kuroshio Sea - 2nd largest aquarium tank in the world - (song is Please don’t go by Barcelona) on …

2009-12-30: Despite fearful rhetoric to the contrary, terrorism is not a transcendent threat. A terrorist attack …

2009-11-12: Mandelbulb

2009-11-10: Installed the Mockingbird Awnings (along with a whole truckload of other stuff) in Boerne, TX last …

2009-10-19: 06.03.09 (via Corey Holms)

2009-10-09: HexVortex

2009-10-06: Ristra and Doofus - 3 Finished the mouse-proof ristras for clients in Santa Fe. I like ‘em.

2009-10-06: Beautiful city logos from Japan.

2009-10-04: David Spriggs. All kinds of awesome. Be sure to spend some time and notice the how of his work.

2009-08-04: Bookmobile - Installed Back from a quick whirlwind trip to Little Rock, AR in the rain. Got the Bookmobile piece installed …

2009-07-17: Robert Leigh Leichliter 1/11/1941-7/17/2009

2009-07-08: Mermaid: Done.

2009-06-26: On Her Way We loaded up the mermaid and sent her on her way to Norfolk - complete with TV coverage.

2009-06-21: Metal Mermaid OK, the mermaid is pretty much done - I have a couple more hours of texturing and touching-up, but …

2009-06-07: Bizzy. Backsun. I’ve been out in the shop (studio? - either way, it’s just the freaking garage) bending and welding …

2009-05-01: Birthday! As near as we can decipher, today Lola is three years old. Congratulations on surviving your sketchy …

2009-04-15: Net Operating Loss - A simple How-to Finished up my taxes after much trepidation and procrastination. The final tally: a Net Operating …

2008-12-15: More SolidWorks designs. Entryway for a skateboard park with walls for donor plaques. Stainless steel "awning" designed to …

2008-11-11: Skinning the bases. Ren helped me install the second layer of 12 gauge sheets to the bases. In the lovely “November in …

2008-10-09: Water and Power - installed. The Water and Power sculptures are (finally!) in their rightful places. I was a little too busy to …

2008-09-28: Going back to Windows with an aching in my heart. I’m typing this entry in Microsoft OneNote on my new Vista-based workstation. WHAT?! The Apple …

2008-09-25: Water & Power - the end is near. I intended to follow up on my previous post with a little info about my new computer and new …

2008-09-02: ...and Power is, uh, Yellow?

2008-08-11: Pre-School Wisdom: Water is Blue

2008-08-06: "Water" being sandblasted. TD manufacturing in Greeley, Colorado prepping the “Water” piece for powder coating. Lloyd from …

2008-07-16: And so is Pas de Deux.

2008-07-05: Meme is finished. Jafe Parsons got some preliminary shots to me this weekend of the finished “Meme” sculpture. Really, …

2008-05-26: What I'm doing right now. Assembling the "Meme" piece.

2008-05-18: Number Six. Back from Little Rock, Arkansas having installed my sixth major piece of public art. None of these …

2008-04-15: Environmental responsibility and the artist. This picture, of Antony Gormley’s “Waste Man” burning - filling the air with the noxious smoke of …

2008-03-16: Meme. This idea - or at least the seed of it - has been floating around inside my mind’s eye for quite a …

2008-03-04: Gary Gygax : 1938-2008 I am in a state of stunned disbelief. A bit of news has crept up on me from the vast buzzing of the …

2008-03-02: Pas de Deux (Hello, Captain Cliche) I’ve finally had some time to break away from the Water & Power project. What do I do with …

2008-02-29: First Post for February. On the 29th. Good thing it's a leap year. I'm amazed, as I normally feel like Feb is the longest, nastiest, …

2008-01-25: More progress. Making good progress now. The base portion has an extra layer of steel sheet attached to it - to set …

2008-01-22: Getting there... I'm finally getting the virtual model of the Water & Power project squared away. Pictured above …

2008-01-08: Control Freak, Let Go! Making art is a very personal process that oftentimes borders on mental masturbation. Maybe that’s …

2007-12-03: The Meaning of Professional. I finally had the motivation to get professional photos of some of my recent small pieces. Happily, …

2007-11-14: High Road or Low? I’m currently reading “Mind Wide Open” by Steven Johnson (his most known work is “Everything Bad is …

2007-07-13: Got It! Just received word that the Loveland Visual Arts Commission chose me for the Water & Power …

2007-07-06: So Hot... Must... finish. Been working on maquettes for a project I'm a finalist for. It's been in the upper 90s - perfect …

2007-06-05: Masking Tape and Stuff - Rune Olsen "In my sculptures I transform powerful images into sculptures that interweave personal narrative, …

2007-05-25: Update on the Veterans Memorial Haven't had the time or the motivation to blog of late. BooHoo. The semi-latest news is that we were …

2007-02-25: The Best Laid Plans... Well, made it home from an installation gone awry in Paramount, California. We arrived on site early …

2007-02-09: Moldmaking This series of pictures shows how a mold is pulled from a clay original in order to begin the …

2007-02-09: Welding Bronze for Ostermiller Hmmm. I found this image, with a date on the back, which contradicts my guess for the date on the …

2007-02-08: First Commission I did this piece for a private party in uhh… 1989, I think. So I was 23 years old. The title …

2007-02-07: Blog? What blog? Oh, shit. I suck at sticking to stuff. Except making sculptures. For some reason, I just keep doing …

2006-11-04: Interesting Dutch Furniture I’m always intrigued by the different and unique influences computer-aided design has on traditional …

2006-06-08: Sculpture: Split Infinitive I finally got this back from the powder coater today, after they had a little QC problem and needed …

2006-05-25: Goodbye. Ren and I lost a friend yesterday. I don't know what else to say. Goodbye, Rory.

2006-05-17: Oh yeah... Done! Finally finished this thing up the other day. My friends Tyler and Ren had to tell me to just stop …

2006-05-16: Sculpture: Revenge of the Vet's Memorial I've had what, in hindsight, was a great time reworking this Veteran's Memorial design. Something of …

2006-05-14: Sculpture: Tetrahedral Sun I switched out some inventory with my friends Jeff and Nicole at Skol Studio. I hadn't seen this one …

2006-05-12: Playful Painter Mac geekery meets the canvas: Gautam Rao makes oil paintings of Mac UI elements, such as this one of …

2006-04-29: Split Infinitive: Getting closer Took a break from the computer to work a bit on this thing. A few problems, but I'm pretty psyched …

2006-04-24: New Sculpture Proposal: Veteran's Memorial Been working on a proposal for Paramount, California. They have an existing veteran's memorial that …

2006-04-01: Aurora Robson stopped by and left a nice comment on my blog. I've only just begun to explore the …

2006-03-29: Split Infinitive: Hiding the Butt Joints With temps now into the low 60's, I'm back at it. I was able to get the first major butt joint to …

2006-03-24: Split Infinitive: Slow Progress Haven't been able to put much time in on this lately due to the decision by Winter to pinch-hit for …

2006-03-13: Split Infinitive: Makin' It Real Finally underway on the metal for this piece. You can see the printouts I use as assembly guides, …

2006-03-06: Together: Proposal for Little Rock Worked up this graphic for the City of Little Rock, Arkansas. They are revisioning the area around …

2006-02-20: Making a Monument: Part 3 After welding together the three rings and attaching the base, I began the much-hated grinding …

2006-02-20: Making a Monument: Part 2 Fabrication on the bigger ones is quite similar to what I described earlier, except it requires a …

2006-02-20: Making a Monument: Part 1 Once I've decided which design I'd like to propose, I try to create images that illustrate the scale …

2006-02-20: Back from Cali Survived a trip to Cerritos, California to restore the finish on the big Tsunami fountain. To be …

2006-02-08: Split Infinitive: Done! It took a while, but I got it. Rebuilt entirely in Sketch-Up, laser path just needs arranged for …

2006-01-22: Solar Sails I did this one for the City of Paramount, California. They wanted a fun, whimsical piece that would …

2006-01-03: Tsunami When I created this piece, Tsunami were just mythical phenomena to me, events that symbolized the …