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October 19, 2020

UPDATES: The Last Ronin

Thank you for your patience!

 

Remaining Tasks: Pack & prep for shipping.

2020-10-28: Paint touch-ups and resealing.

2020-10-27: Gauntlet sculpting, painting, and sealing.

2020-10-26: Stage 3 assembly of heads.

2020-10-25: Paint touch-ups to heads. Creation of custom-painted stands.

2020-10-24: Completion of weapons/accessories painting and sealing.

 

2020-10-23: Stage 2 assembly of arms, shells, and harnesses complete.

2020-10-18: Leg sculpts have been completed (articulation has not been impeded), painted, and sealed. Weapons and accessories painting/modification is in progress.

2020-10-15: Six shell sculpts have been painted and sealed.

2020-10-14: Started leg sculpts. Suits, jackets, and hoods are all painted and sealed.

2020-10-05: Shell sculpts are underway. Custom nunchuks are also in progress.

2020-10-03: Heads have been painted and sealed. Preliminary assembly begins. Painting on suits, jackets, and hoods begins.

2020-10-02: Appendages have now all been painted and sealed.

2020-09-29: Shell undercoats and accessory painting begins. Busy acquiring base figures still.

2020-09-25: Disassembly of turtle and Ronin figures commences. Painting of appendages begins.

 

 

June 2, 2018

Fathers and sons

Reflections on being a father, a son, and a brother. And some stuff about my favorite ninja turtles growing up.

Reflections on being a father, a son, and a brother. And some stuff about my favorite ninja turtles growing up.

Doing something a little different for Father’s Day this year (and yes, I know it’s super early). Maggie bought me an art supply kit last year and I’ve been dabbling in sketching, colored pencils, markers, and some painting. My favorite subjects of late? Ninja Turtles.

Yeah, I know.

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April 13, 2017

FanExpo Dallas 2017

I recently attended the FanExpo Dallas 2017 and had a blast just wandering around taking in all the sights and sounds (and buying stuff, of course!). I had the distinct pleasure of meeting legendary artist Drew Struzan on his first trip to a Texas convention. While that was definitely the highlight of my trip, there was a lot more adventure to be had!

I recently attended the FanExpo Dallas 2017 and had a blast just wandering around taking in all the sights and sounds (and buying stuff, of course!). I had the distinct pleasure of meeting legendary artist Drew Struzan on his first trip to a Texas convention. While that was definitely the highlight of my trip, there was a lot more adventure to be had!

I recently attended the FanExpo Dallas 2017 and had a blast just wandering around taking in all the sights and sounds (and buying stuff, of course!). I had the distinct pleasure of meeting legendary artist Drew Struzan on his first trip to a Texas convention. While that was definitely the highlight of my trip, there was a lot more adventure to be had!Read More