About Faith

I have begun a cross-disciplinary dialogue with the talented poet David Yockel Jr.  We have also started another project with flavor syrup stickers (coming soon!), but this is a poem he wrote on the spot yesterday:

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The reason man ever imagined faith

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Hope your Holidays are Sweet!

Even though winter seems to have taken a vacation here in the Northeast, NYFA still needed a holiday card, and as it has become tradition, I am happy to have made it!  Thanks to Mandy Heck for a little background tune, and Marc Banning for lending me a hand with those brownies ;)

 

NYFA Meltdown

I have the honor of making NYFA’s holiday card again this year, and my first idea was to “un-melt” some molded ice cubes to create the logo (stop-mo shown in reverse)…but after making FOUR different molds this weekend and all of them failing, I went with a batch of brownies instead (I’ll post the video when it’s done). ¬†Here’s the last mold I had to cut apart¬†before I threw in the towel:

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Where there’s a weld, there’s a way…

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Life handed me lemons, and today I turned them into a really ugly but functional welded coat hook. For an upcoming animation project, I am going to (hopefully) build a Mutoscope, and¬†as this is no longer a collaborative effort, I am taking matters into my own hands…literally. ¬†Today was my first welding lesson, and although my welds looked like metal turds I am really excited about the possibility of realizing this piece on my own. ¬†Doesn’t matter if it¬†comes out looking like Frankenstein’s Flip Book, at least I’m not giving up.

Face Off

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Whirlwind of a week and Greg and I are going to lay it to rest by smashing stuff stop-motion style!¬† First victim…my face from Halloween ten years ago.¬† I only have one spare, so we’d better get it right the first time…