I build and repair stained glass windows for a living.
I make people from polymer clay for fun.
I tell their stories: here, and at hiddenmissives.blogspot.com
About the faces:
Most are remixes of other faces. Toys and figurines in thrift stores and antique malls provide the originals. I press molds whenever I find faces. The faces are quite small, varying in size from about a half an inch to one and half inches. Each polymer clay face I make is pressed partially into several molds. In addition to molds of faces, I also use molds of stones, wood, shell, bone, nuts, as well as manmade objects of every sort.
Color is derived through the mixing of colored clays and (less so) by painting with acrylics. Faces are then scanned and their images tweaked a bit.
I love input, so comments are welcomed.
Remixing of my faces is also encouraged, as they all come with a CC/Attribution license. Please show me what you do with them.
View my Flickr friend favorites and feel my awe.
- Zombies, Zombies, Zombies! 40,699 photos, 3,781 members
- Psychics 532 photos, 254 members
- Academy of Lost Theories 14,910 photos, 455 members
- Halloween and Day of the Dead 7,706 photos, 1,380 members
- OOAK Art Dolls and Sculptures 25,269 photos, 1,167 members
- Boing Boing 139,067 photos, 5,176 members
- *ART Distortion, Deconstruction* 12,596 photos, 322 members
- MAKE 68,492 photos, 7,926 members
- Etsy 77,045 photos, 2,892 members
- Visual Mashups 15,975 photos, 645 members
- Cabinet of Curiosity 4,653 photos, 388 members
- Mythology 1,778 photos, 254 members
- Hidden Faces 5,004 photos, 411 members
- musée des vivants!! 14,788 photos, 439 members
- ModErN SurREaLiSTs 12,039 photos, 651 members
- Art Inspired by Poetry/Literature 1,371 photos, 200 members
- Portraits of Iconic Popular Musicians Gallery 5,136 photos, 626 members
- Mad World 9,499 photos, 696 members
- Dark ART 226,256 photos, 19,383 members
- timothy leary / transhumanism 20,319 photos, 774 members
- Goddess 1,600 photos, 1,780 members
- Fake News 150 photos, 80 members
- dada 31,755 photos, 960 members
- Song Lyric/Quote Art 5,601 photos, 969 members
- Robots Galore 2,898 photos, 438 members
- CARTOONS 33,973 photos, 2,493 members
- Clowns 4,391 photos, 1,400 members
- Nodnautica 3,141 photos, 48 members
- Skull and Bonez 6,424 photos, 669 members
- ART GLASS / GLASS ART 35,799 photos, 4,170 members
- The Nutcase Society 4,051 photos, 312 members
- Monster Mayhem 3,481 photos, 144 members
- sancta: female saints 9,590 photos, 507 members
- THE POOL WITH ONLY ONE MEMBER 3,366 photos, 43 members
- fantasy 138,198 photos, 7,806 members
- Marvel Comics 19,531 photos, 1,328 members
- All about Movies & Cinema ! 7,096 photos, 1,190 members
- So Intergalactic! 21,673 photos, 1,613 members
- MONSTER SEED 22,444 photos, 1,434 members
- PLASTIC JESUS 930 photos, 400 members
- Shakespeare 2,745 photos, 774 members
- Clown will Eat me 3,109 photos, 871 members
- Zombie Army 17,946 photos, 2,135 members
- MONSTER CLAY 1,641 photos, 153 members
- Rocks and Stones 12,534 photos, 1,184 members
- steampunk 30,729 photos, 3,833 members
- Silly 7,955 photos, 517 members
- Anything Polymer Clay 62,068 photos, 2,456 members
- The surreal life 62,896 photos, 2,073 members
- Sculptures from a twisted mind 4,649 photos, 369 members
"I have been watching your Flickr page for a LONG time now and am just blown away by the old fashioned persistence you have with this idea and how you keep wringing new images out of the same basic process. We should all be so disciplined in this world full of distractions."
August 9th, 2010
deserted sink says:
"I've favorited Theojunior's heads more than any other of my 300+ Flickr contacts...why? Because they have everything: personality, wit, beauty, and a weird obsessiveness that I strive for both in life and art but seldom achieve. I don't know how he does it, I'm just happy and contented he does."
October 11th, 2009
"Looking at TheoJunior's work I feel I'm peering into some mysterious metropolis, populated with all manner of strange beings all living in the same smog filled, bizarre city of shadow and dreams. An imaginative artist!"
August 14th, 2008
"relevant, and current like watching the 6 o'clock news from another dimension, without commercial interruption"
July 9th, 2008
Sea Moon says:
"Endlessly inventive, TheoJunior does artwork unlike anyone else's I've seen on Flickr.You get the sense that he's tuned into a world of imperfectly perfect hybrids and fringe personalities, and the descriptions are just as entertaining and essential as the visuals. Really great and playful stuff!"
May 25th, 2008
Cassandra's Eye says:
"I happened to visit TheoJunior's blog. There I learned he has a minion. I am not surprised. He's forever inventive and able to cope with small things. He leads me to ask the question, "What's he building in there?" And that's not a bad thing."
March 26th, 2008
"TheoJunior's Amazing variations
seem infinite and timeless; futuristic relics with strange tales telling what really happened tomorrow..."
March 4th, 2008
"Theo Junior's endlessly inventive work, by staying with the face, recalls every viewer's experience with their own face and mirrors, and then our infinite visual vocabulary of all the faces we've ever been and seen. The humorous texts inspire the viewer to play his lookalike game, further opening up our imaginations, drawing us closer to his images to the revelation of their great empathy. What was presented as perhaps a humorous game of grotesques emerges as sensitive human intimacy."
January 11th, 2008
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