2004-06-11 02:45 pm (UTC)
Re: what happened to that...
what ever happened to the drawing you were doing of a business man eating me?
2004-11-25 10:57 pm (UTC)
Re: what happened to that...
I miss you please ask my mom for my phone number and my address. Aaron told me about your new idea to set up a studio in the basement, I hope that works out for you. I am in a new role of change and my focus in coming back around to discovering myself, not in some hippy sf crap way, but in an emotional woman adjusting to yet again another environment. I have been working as well as learning the forbidden world of politics, I spend hours in used bookstores reading about current events, bushbadhing, sub-cultures or media machines and history. The people in my life are rubbing off on me it may have taken a while, but I am calming down or maybe I'm just comfortable and don't need to move as fast, I can sit at home and read without thinking that I am missing something. And for you Troy the next book I'm taking on is Wealth and Democracy.
I Love you so much and miss you I need you address, I would love to write you, it's once in a while that you will find me on the computer. Happy Thanksgiving Love Angela
I surfed here from contemporary_art because I like your gallery crawl posts so much... and I like your art too! I added you, hope that's ok.
Thank you! And no problem with the add. I'll add you back!
are impressive? How were they fabricated?
2004-06-19 12:36 pm (UTC)
Re: Modern Man Action Figures
Sculpey on a wire armature. I sculpt with dental tools and the occasional use of a magnifying glass. Then I cast them with a 2-part rubber mold. I made a wax cast, added more detail and clothes and joints, and re-cast them in a silcone mold. I use acrylic paint to color them but just found out that McFarlane Toys uses cel animation paint, so I'll probably try that.
whats up? Heared from my friend challe that you got an email from your gallery... mr Swain I don't know what to do with you:) Just be happy that you have friends that somehow keep up with your...habits... Forget about the glasses, I will pick them up myself when I get there... don't know when yet but I would like to go before school starts. Lars is selling South 8th street soon so I need to get the last things I have there...(a bike, shoes...)till then..
When are you coming out??? And why are you coming back for your bike and shoes? Is it really worth it, or is just a great excuse to come visit me? ;-)
I must say I'm really impressed by those figures. Nice work. How long have you been at it?
Firstly, I'm adding you, mainly because I don't know why I didn't before. This isn't me asking for permission, I just like to inform people when I add them for no real reasons.
Secondly, wow. Your stuff is hot shit.
Thirdly, I don't know if you draw or not. But I need someone who can draw to draw a character for me because I want to make a t-shirt but my skillz are limited. I would pay for (like $5, but still!) if you could. Plus, eternal gratitude.
This comment has to do with shoes.
A while ago you asked me about these:
You wanted to know who made them or something and now I'm going to tell you.
Sorry it took so long to get back to you about this, but I've been preoccupied with things that don't have to do with livejournal. No offense. I still love you and all.
Bad news. They don't make these shoes anymore. The company is/was called Hyde, and I think they turned into Saucony. I can't tell. Too bad, because Hyde had some interesting history and I sort of wish they were still around to sell me more shoes.
Hyde started out making ice skates, bowling shoes, and baseball shoes in the early part of the twentieth century. The ones I STILL wear daily after almost three years are called 1934s. They're football shoe remakes from that era.
Hyde used to make boots for the U.S. Army in World War II.
Then in the 1960s, Hyde made boots for NASA astronauts. The first guy to walk in space wore Hydes.
The Hyde company really knew about quality. I appreciate quality. Your artwork is truly good quality. So is the new 2004 Fall Fashion Victoria's Secret Catalog. Seriously. Have you seen it?
There are a couple Hyde alternatives. One is Camper. They sell a shoe that looks pretty close to the 1934s, although I've never worn Campers and don't know how well they hold up over time.
Or there's these:
Good old John Fluevogs. They're called Racer Boots. I've been wearing these for a few months now and so far, so good. I like them.
and that's the coffee talking...
Hey, take it easy.
2004-10-14 06:31 am (UTC)
Good to have met you. And thanks again for letting me polluting your flat.
Martin (the guy whose name you forgot)
added you. hope you don't mind.
Happened upon your journal through your happening upon a community where I occasionally lurk. Added you with a quickness. Hi, I'm Ed.
Saw your application on FYC and decided I had to add you. Mind if I do?
I added you. Hope this is acceptable!
Hi. Nice to meet you.
How did you find me?
i just saw in fyc that you were going to post "toy box" in your journ.
for that reason alone, i invite you to join the selector.
if you're interested, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
i think you'd make an excellent addition.
Hi, adding you to my friend's list (found your lj via lurking). I'm impressed by your passion for things!
I see you around all over the place...Most recently, you've piqued my interested in FYC and BYC (where I lurk incessantly), but most importantly, your "esoteric fucklist" in one of those other -YC communities was particularly impressive. So I've been browsing around, downloading your .mp3s and such, and it occured to me to ask myself why I hadn't added you yet. So, if you don't too terribly mind...
wow. added you. Jut saying hi, u kickass.
I never check this thread, so I just got to your comment now.
Sure! How did you find me?
Where can I obtain a casting of that minature naked dude with chaingun? I want to horrify, amaze, and amuse my dork wargamer friends.
Hey! What's up, hooper_x?
You won't be able to find it anywhere, 'cause it's one of my sculptures of Karl Marx. There's only one since the mold didn't come out right. I made it over a year ago, and now I'm bored with it, so I'll probably never make it into an edition.
jee i must be well late but i realy liek the stuff like your sculptures and that ive not seen anyhtign liek it before. anywyas this is why ill ad you
it's fine i'm just grouchy because i'm menstruating and its finals and i'd just woken up ;). i'm sure you meant nothing by it.
I enjoyed the conversation (comment chain?) we had in Ef's journal recently. I also enjoyed the few entries of yours I read so I am adding you. (That is a lie: I added you already.)
Hey! I enjoyed that too. Remind me and I'll add you back. You'll get to read all my horrendously emo posts. Warning: the f-only shit is pathetic and mopey and will hopefully end soon.
hey dude.. I always think about how I should add you as my friend.. so today i did.. how perfect is that