Mask Making Part 3 – Creating the Form and Mask

| April 2, 2009

My good friend Kirby joined us today from Tempe, AZ for a couple of days of mask making fun.  The next step of the process is to use our plaster positive as a base and create a clay form of what we want the final mask to look like.  Sarah decided to make an alien […]

Mask Making Part 2 – MAKING THE MOLD

| April 2, 2009

We’ve been continuing our mask making project this week and this video is of the second step of that process.  After creating the life mask we use plaster to poor a positive mold which once dry will be used to build a clay image that becomes the new mold for the mask.  Building it on […]

A VAUDEVILLE ALLEY Retrospective

| March 29, 2009

Gerry and I met in the Theatre Department at Northern Kentucky University somewhere around 1990 and both being comedy jugglers, soon decided to team up and develop a show.  We soon got a gig and the rest was history.  That first gig was the start of a 10 year partnership which took us to colleges […]

Another animation experiment

| March 19, 2009

This is our first attempt at incorporating a voice over track.  

Provo Fishing Trip – January 2009

| March 1, 2009

In early January, a couple of buddies and I took a 3 day trip to fish the Provo river in Utah.  It was during one of the snowiest, coldest weekends of the year with temperatures dropping to subzero at times.  It was tough fishing with icy guides and frozen stiff waders; but great fun and […]

String Figures by Sarah

| February 19, 2009

More String Figures

| February 19, 2009

Here are some more string figure videos.

Lightening String Figure

| February 18, 2009

This is “Lightening” a great Navajo figure!

Heart String Figure

| February 17, 2009

Here is more on the String Figure pictured in my last post.  This string figure actually is only one in a series of figures.  The first figure  you’ll see in the sequence is called “Two Eyes” which is represented by the two diamonds.  Next the eyes are separated into “Eyes with bags under them” and then […]