Sunday, February 17, 2013

Painting My Kong Bust

I thought I'd share a couple pictures of my kitchen table work area. Last week I started painting an original Kong bust I sculpted. I got the mouth painted and began dry brushing the fur areas. Our basement renovation had just been completed and I look forward to moving back downstairs and setting up my studio.

No sooner had I started to move things back downstairs then we got the Nor'easter warning about 3 - 5 foot higher tides and a 7 foot storm surge. Soooooo back upstairs everything came!!

Then came the warning that cars in our area that had suffered beach erosion from the hurricane should be moved to higher ground. I had just, just got my new car that Thursday! Talk about good timing! So we got a hotel room to ride out the high tide(s) well north of here. And of course nothing happened here - but after Sandy I was taking no chances.

Here's a larger photo of Kong. He reminds me of a hillbilly without his front choppers added. I'll update with new photos as work progress.


  1. Bonsoir mon cher ami,
    J'espère que l'alerte ne vous aura pas touché et que tout est ok pour vous.
    Je suis heureuse de vous retrouver après mes longues semaines d'absence.
    Vos créations sont toujours aussi impressionnantes et elles me fascinent.
    Je vous fais de gros bisous.

  2. well better safe than sorry I always say, I stayed home that day and nothing happened..I was so upset wat the weather man!

    take care

  3. I have been recovering from a big surgery and am now just getting back to Blogging. I have missed reading all your posts! I have a lot of catching up to do!

    My Blog is now private so if I have not sent you a link to it, shoot me an email at so I can send you the link!


  4. He's beautiful! KK is still one of my favorite movies.

    After Sandy, it's a good idea not to take any chances!

  5. Gran trabajo, excelentes miniaturas!.