Habibi, is inspired both by the Story of India and the graphic novel Habibi. I love the color palete, infinite detail and religious creativity of India. On the other side of the coin I'm interested in sexuality, particularly the place of aesthetic eunuchs in modern Indian society.
Here you can see how I mold his parts solid then using a sharp exacto knife cut each piece almost in half and hollow out the inside. Slip and Score for a smooth finish! He is almost done I had hoped to do him in a week but with all the china firings his tattoos will need it will be more like 2.
I want to utilize this blog to explore expressing my ideas, and to define an art movement born of a collective love of Near and Far Eastern cultures.