Wednesday, February 08, 2006

watermelon man

Over the years I've kept coming back to this image of a black man busting out of a watermelon. Make of it what you will. I've done paintings, drawings and even sculptural reliefs of it, but I've never done a full sculpture til now. I did the sketch and just cranked through until I finished it or else I'd have stopped to take pictures of the work in progress like I had planned to when I started this blog to chart my artistic process. Oh, well. Anyway, here's the sketch and here's the finished piece. Oh, and the 'hat' is removable. Now I'm in the midst of doing sketches for whatever piece that begs me to create it. I'm open to suggestions. And how....

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