Tim Schantz's Profile
It all started with a broken package of Celluclay. I came across it while working at a craft store. I decided to try putting the flesh back on a Terminator endoskeleton. Scores of small figures would follow. Until one day, I decided to try life size. Eventually, I realized I would not be satisfied if I didn’t persue this course fully.
My primary medium is paper mache. It is easily manipulated and allows me to work incrementally. I work multiple pieces at a time. Which is advantageous in several regards, not the least of which, if I arrive at an impasse on one I am not completely stymied. Often, it is through continued work on other projects I realize the next course of action on a piece that has been set aside. Or if a piece is fundamentally flawed, I can readily take it apart and reuse the best of it.
My work tends to be introspective. The first self-portrait, though I didn’t realize at the time; was a series of…
- Joined September 30, 2011