Tuesday, December 08, 2009

"Draconus Violetto"

Friday, November 13, 2009

Masks Masks & More Masks

I've been hard at work creating masks, building an inventory so I can eventually start showing them. Although this hasnt stopped me from selling a few in between.

My goal is to keep an inventory of 30-40 masks on hand.... and just sell and create, rince and repeat... while keeping a solid inventory. Would like to start doing art shows and geeky conventions. Maybe even DragonCon next year? We'll see. :)

Thursday, July 30, 2009


Most recent mask... The Encanis,
inspired by The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
(mask is also now in his possession)

I have SOOO been slacking at keeping this blog up to date!!

First... I've made a shit-ton of masks and am starting to make these little sparrow hair clip things out of the scraps. I will be selling them, as well as the masks, on Etsy.

I've also updated aelfling.com... so go check out all the masks! :)

Took some pics of myself modeling one of my masks that seems to be pretty popular... need to make more as I already sold the red version of it! :)

Been slacking on my sketchbook, since I've been so preoccupied with the leather-working. So nothing to update there really.

Sunday, May 31, 2009

The Azzura

Hand carved, tooled and sculpted leather. Painted by hand with acrylics. 100% original.
Paladin of the Griffon

See those sketches down there....?

I dragged them into photoshop and tried my hand at painting them there.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

More Sketches

This one I am currently in the process of painting in photoshop

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

New Sketchbook

... needs filling :)

Gawd its been over a year? Time flies....

I spent most of last year as the Art Director for a very nice magazine, good steady money, but it apparently sucked every ounce of creativity out of me. I stopped working for them in February.... and have been having one hell of a time trying to get myself back together. Slowly my muse is coming back....

I've decided to try my hand at mask making. I've ordered the materials I will need to create some leather masks. I'll see how I do with this, and maybe evolve on to neoprene or plastic molded masks.... I'll see. The latter definitely seems much more complicated, thus why I am starting with leather.

I will post my progress.