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Well, should I tell who I am or what I do ? What if I consider them both the same even though they`re not, well, not really.
I have been a professional illustrator for most of my adult life, ( which should begin any day now ). Since the 80`s, i`ve also been a sculptor creating mainly fine art dolls and ventriloquist figures. Then, in the 90s I discovered that I could teach and have been teaching both in my home and online, ( thatcreativeplace.com ), ever since.
Then in 2001, I discovered that I could write and started writing poems to accompany my one of kind dolls.
The, just recently, I wrote a book on my years of doing illustrations of the great silent film star, LON CHANEY SR, better known to many as THE MAN OF A THOUSAND FACES, ( the book is available at creaturefeatures.com ).
I am also the owner of McKINLEY BOOKS that was begun by the late and wonderful BOB McKINLEY, and have just published…

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  • Born on September 30
  • Joined November 29, 2009

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SUPER SCULPEY and KLEAN CLAY

About

Well, should I tell who I am or what I do ? What if I consider them both the same even though they`re not, well, not really.
I have been a professional illustrator for most of my adult life, ( which should begin any day now ). Since the 80`s, i`ve also been a sculptor creating mainly fine art dolls and ventriloquist figures. Then, in the 90s I discovered that I could teach and have been teaching both in my home and online, ( thatcreativeplace.com ), ever since.
Then in 2001, I discovered that I could write and started writing poems to accompany my one of kind dolls.
The, just recently, I wrote a book on my years of doing illustrations of the great silent film star, LON CHANEY SR, better known to many as THE MAN OF A THOUSAND FACES, ( the book is available at creaturefeatures.com ).
I am also the owner of McKINLEY BOOKS that was begun by the late and wonderful BOB McKINLEY, and have just published a seond edition of his incredible step-by-step book, DOLLMAKING ONE ARTIST`S APPROACH.
I am 5' 7" but am shrinking...ooops, i`m now 5' 6 " ...no telling how high i`ll be by the time I finish typing this.
I love animals of all kinds, ( except for Palmetto beetles , yuk ), and i`ve always been a huge fan of MORTIMER SNERD.
If you require more than this you may write to me at nelson_studios [!at] hotmail.com
My life`s an open book...except for a few years back in the 70s...but then I was younger and taller.

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