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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.

Friday, September 26, 2008

First Latex mask/life sized WED sculpture

This is the first project from Jordu Schell's class. I'm very happy with the results considering it was my first WED sculpture, first life size sculpture and first latex mask.

Torso-Anatomy study

This is a loose surface style anatomy study of a male torso in a particular kind of pose. About 14in high. Supported by plumbers piping and armature wire. Chavant NSP medium clay.

Friday, September 19, 2008

Colors! sketch: Tunnel Mouth

This is a quick and distorted sketch of on of my newest sculpture characters. This is really a color and value study.