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Santa Clarita, California, United States
Jonathan Payne is a freelance artist residing in Santa Clarita, California. His sculptures and paintings focus primarily on creature and character design . He has studied under Jordu Schell (Men In Black, Edward Scissorhands, Avatar), concept sculptor Simon Lee and fine art sculptor John Brown. He prefers to sculpt in oil, polymer and WED clays. Recently he has become consumed with creating an original line of tumorous balls of flesh known as the Fleshlettes. In addition to his macabre "babies" he also enjoys composing fine art sculptures depicting both wildlife and the human form. Jonathan is available for hire as a freelance artist and for individual commissions.

Saturday, March 25, 2006

New 3D canoodling!

I call it a clownpire. Yes, what you see before you is indeed the product of an unholy union of vampire and clown - a truly horrible sight to behold. My intention was to make a sculptural sketch designed to get me reacquainted with Zbrush. I'm realizing that it's easier to paint and texture models in ZB than I originally thought.

I found this to be so refreshing that I might consider letting my blog take more of sculptural slant. All I have to do now is regularly update !

Thursday, March 02, 2006

My roommate the zombie!

Here is a photo-painting combination I did (almost like a matte painting but of a person) of my roommate Lacie. She wanted to be a zombie. Here are the results.