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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.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Fleshlette retrospective

Here is a Fleshlette© retrospective of everything fleshy thus far by Payne Sculptures:

Jacqueline the Fleshlette!

This is Jacqueline, she always aims to please. She'll do the book report for that hot guy that sits next to her Chemistry and she always offers to be the designated driver at parties. Someday a prince-charming will see past the veneer of her being an all-fingers Fleshlette mutation. But until that fateful day, she will always be a wistful dreamer.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Come see the new Fleshlette...in Australia

On Oct 31st I am honored to be part of an international group art show that will open at the Auguste Clown Gallery in Victoria Australia. If you are in Victoria and interested, please come and visit the newest member of the Fleshlette family, "Jacqueline". Pictures to follow after the opening!

For more info:

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Interview in 3D Creative Magazine!!!

What a wonderful surprise! 3D Creative magazine (an awesome digital concept art online magazine) reached out and interviewed me about sculpture, design ideas and Fleshlettes! It was such an honor to be asked, especially because they (a digital art publication) are working to expand their focus to include traditional artists.

If you would like to purchase/download your own copy please visit their site here:

Here is an sweet promo graphic from the issue! (pretty wild! :) )

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Some of Priscilla's features

Here are some details from my portfolio images for Priscilla, the largest of all Fleshlettes.

Friday, May 23, 2014

"Lola" the pug

Private commission. Super Sculpey.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014


Sawtooth was bust created for Monsterpalooza 2014. He is a biomechanoid drone and he lost is left arm in an accident. His large chisel shaped facial 'fan' can be used as a cutting and digging weapon and his 'pods' would be able writhe and wiggle like tentacles if he were an animated character.

Monday, April 21, 2014

The Inquisitor

Another maquette bust created for Monsterpalooza 2014 - This is "The Inquisitor". He is a helps silence those who would speak out against the demon courts. 6 inches. Original Sculpted in Monster Clay.

The Neurotic

The Neurotic. 6" Resin cast. Original Sculpture in Monster Clay.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

A few new angles

... on some old friends

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Portia the Fleshlette

Portia is the new matriarch of the Fleshlette family. She has an intense interest in cooking, renaissance art history and training for Biathlon. No one has had the heart to sway her.

She is approximately 10 inches long and 5.5 inches tall. Mixed media.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Rubber Johnny (circa 2009)

This was my final Rubber Johnny Sculpture circa 2009. It became apparent that I never posted the final version and so I wanted to do that today. Unfortunately the original has fallen into disrepair as storage in southern California has not been kind to it.