The Conscience

This has been a tough one… the blog, not the bug. It’s always difficult to tear myself away from the clay to sit in front of the computer and the week I decided to begin THIS post was the same week Robin Williams died AND the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. My boat tends to stay fairly…

Dapper Ant

As a fella who digs functional art, the last thing I would have ever thought a robot NEEDED was a hat and a cane. It was my sister’s idea. I’ve made a few mechanical insects (and a hermit crab) ready for display in the Steampunk museum’s entomology collection. I’ve done some bug collecting of my…

Steampunk bugs

Yay Steampunkery! I’ve always been a bit enamored with Steampunk things whether it be fantasy, fashion or functional. Basically, the concept is a melding of design from yester-year with technology from tomorrow. I’ve wanted to make steampunk stuff for a long time now, but I get too caught up in creating designs with “actual function”…