Tuesday, November 27, 2007


sometimes you have a girlfriend that has a belt that has a lock and key on it. and sometimes while she is busy watching tv you can lock the lock and hide the key without her knowing. then when she has to pee she will be stuck in her pants until you tell her that the key is actually in her pocket. then, if you forget to log out as blog administrator, she will add an entry resembling the one below as revenge. and the cycle continues.

Friday, November 23, 2007

movie projects

so i have been thinking a lot lately about all the things that make me tick, and i realize that my love for musicals plays a big roll in who i am. thinking of scrapping all of my previous thesis show plans. instead i will concentrate on whittling the whole cast of my favorite move, Grease. pretty sure it is my best idea yet.

Thursday, November 22, 2007


My buddy Gordon and I are working on this big big tank. here are some parts completed. The idea is a metaphor of the futility of our attempts to understand warfare. It's also been crazy for me to be working in such drastically different scales. The little version of Gordon I'm carving is going to look pretty rediculous on the tank. Hopefully.
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Monday, November 12, 2007


i've been thinking a lot lately on the nature of collaborations. i have a project right now where i ask people to help me with making a portrait of themselves. or i actually whittle the portrait of them out of wood and they help me make the setting for it. i began by asking them to collaborate with me but now i'm having issues with using that word since the pieces are my idea and are for a show i will be formatting. it is tough for anyone to measure the level of personal investment given by another person so the only thing i have to go on is if they seem willing or excited. so now i just ask them for their help on the project. i think i'm okay with this. in return for them helping, they get to keep the final object.
the whole issue i'm having is just with how to word things. approaching people with a project like this is hard. i want to genuinely cooperate on something and not have there be any undertones of exploitation. i wonder if that is even possible.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007


so i've been ramping up energy for some new blog posts. the blog's been on hold a bit while i gathered some thoughts. these are some unfinished whittlings i've done of my friends. the faces i'm saving for later because they are hard.

some entries soon to come maybe...


-the history of whittling