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Greg Ruth

Of all the seasonal and year long creatures to be spooked by, for me personally since I was very young and menaced one night by a deranged and nightgown-barefooted granny on our dark neighborhood street, it's always been about the ghosts for me. I'll digest anything on the subject, and have lived 5 years in a certifiably haunted old building in Brooklyn... all of these cornerstones happily in the past. I still adore them as…




Hallowe’en Treats

Kristine Poole

October 29, 2020 - Happy Halloween everyone! Today, there are so many things I want to talk about - Working with Models part II, process demos and studio visits…but it’s Halloween! I am so inspired by the spirit of the season, I just had to follow a different path this time...a dark and treat-laden Hallowe'en-esque one. Concepts, Critters and Clays First, here’s a video of a panel talk we did at Lightbox Expo online last month featuring: The Shiflett Brothers - Brandon and Jarrod, Dan Chudzinski, Dug Stanat and Patrick Masson. Apropos to the spirit of Halloween, we chat about creature design, concept development, anatomy, plus a bit about the good, the bad, the ugly and the icky in sculpting materials and methods (including a couple nods to dissections and taxidermy courtesy of Dan Chudzinski). [caption id="attachment_54788" align="aligncenter" width="1600"]…



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  • Marion on GHOSTS!Well, consider me spooked ... I love the softness in your drawings, they have that ethereal quality to them !
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  • anon on The Goal FolderHi there The first time i did this it was so hard to chose which images to keep and which to get rid off. Lately, it feels as if my art…
  • elizabeth Leggett on GHOSTS!Your work always pricks up my Muse's ears, if that makes sense. I look forward to your posts so very much.
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