About Me

I am infatuated with old structures and storefronts. I spend considerable time seeking them out, building them in miniature and photographing them. In my free time I study other artist's work and plan future buildings. I'm beginning to worry that there is something excessive about this. Many have joked that I have an edifice complex or maybe edificimania or even the dreaded edificiphilia. But I build other things like barges, snowplows and pile drivers too. Could it be a simple obsession? Hey, I can live with that. I'll state emphatically right here that," I'll make no concessions to my obsessions!" Anyway I love what I do. I guess in the long run, we wind up paying for our pleasures. What's a guy to do? As for me it's back to the workbench. I must put some more time in. I'll have to worry about this issue later - this roof needs to be done by tonight. When I am not at my workbench, I'm a clinical psychologist currently practicing in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Who is an Artist?

A person who works with his hands is a laborer.

A person who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman.

A person who works with his hands, his brain and his heart is an artist.

- Louis Nizer


Saturday, September 10, 2011

Old Town Market Day Pt. 1

11 comments:

Reggie L. said...

Great mix of buildings - they all seem to go together.
Wonderful work.

Frank, Ontario said...

WOW! Awesome. Nothing else to say.

Thomas - Canada said...

There's a lot of time put into this one. Looks well worth it. Excellent.

Anonymous said...

Great details - love the pushcarts.

New Orleans said...
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Cyrus - New Orleans said...

I saw some of your work on the RR blogs - came to see more. Awesome models.

Mike/Canada said...

Interesting selection of buildings. Enough details to keep the viewer engaged. Great work.

Anonymous said...

Great details. I remember seeing pushcarts like that when I was a kid. Brought back a lot of memories. Wonderful work.

DetailNut - Montana said...

Top notch modeling. Like the push carts. I haven't seen these modeled before any where.

Brent - Texas said...

I saw the prototype pic of the loan office on Shorpy. You did a great job of simulating the original. Love the street details too.

Dennis said...

Dennis/Utah

Nice mix of architectural styles all excellently reproduced. Thanks.