Sunday, June 17, 2018

SAVE THE DATE AUGUST 4TH 2018!






Very Exciting news; This August 4th is the opening of The Robot Show at the Museum Of Art & History in Lancaster California.   My solo exhibition in the main gallery is titled; “Idea To Object” it is a retrospective of my art works from the last 25 years.  The Show runs from August 4th to September 30th 2018.  My narrative of the show is to demystify the creative process, show a glimpse behind the curtain How did that drawing / painting / sculpture / animation come to be created?  As someone whose worked in all these mediums, I've had to figure that out a lot throughout my life. And that's the central question of my upcoming retrospective at MOAH: How does an idea become an object?


In addition to the art their will be a book and a documentary. Also I am recreating my home studio in the museum for the duration of the show It’s quite an amazing opportunity and an honor.  There are also many other talented robot artists in the other gallery rooms.
The opening reception will be Saturday August 4th from 2 to 6 PM Hope you can make it!!!

Friday, June 1, 2018

SHUT UP AND DRAW FIGURE!



My Idea To Object show is coming up in August, as part of the show I will be offering a 8 inch tall printed "Shut Up And Draw!" robot figure, Hand painted by myself and limited edition.  Also with it's own custom Staedler Pencil.



The figure is digitally sculpted by Phil Ramirez and produced by Pretty In Plastic.


Information on ordering this figure will be coming soon!  Also I am sculpting several large robots for the show, as well as a life size Shut Up And Draw! Robot.


There is still more finishing work to be done.   Looking forward to seeing everyone at the show!



Wednesday, May 23, 2018

THERE'S A BIG MUSEUM EXHIBITION COMING!






This August 4th The Museum Of Art And History in Lancaster California is having a big Robot Exhibition.  They asked if I would participate and create an exhibition for the main gallery space.  Quite an honor and a lot of work to be done, but I am doing it!  The exhibition will include a retrospective of my artwork form the last 20 years, as well as my theme of demystifying the art process, and showing how through learning technique and hard work anyone who wants to can pursue art.






I am sculpting large scale robots, and creating a custom printed robot in partnership with Pretty In Plastic.  The Shut Up And Draw! robot.  This will be an 8 inch tall printed robot that will come with a custom pencil, it will be a limited edition all hand painted by me.  There will also be a book of the show available as well as other special merchandise for the show that will be available at the museum.

For the duration of the exhibition I will move my home studio into the main gallery and work there on selected days. A celebration of whimsical robots It will be a fun time, more information on it's way!




Wednesday, January 17, 2018

CONJOINED 8 OPENS THIS WEEKEND!


This weekend at Copro Gallery Conjoined 8 With the Tribute To Astro Sloth sculpt.
Plus many other sculpted works by talented and amazing artists. 

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

A TRIBUTE TO ASTRO SLOTH!


"A Tribute To Astro Sloth"  The complete sculpture.  It finished nicely, I spend quite a bit of time painting and sanding the base to give it the antique finish look.

The Conjoined 8 3D Sculpture Exhibition opens Sat Jan 20th The sculpture will be there with many other talented 3D artists.


I won't be at the opening but it is a fantastic show that will be up until Feb 10.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

ASTRO SLOTH 2018!


Conjoined Sculptural Show January 2018 I will be exhibiting this Astro Sloth bust.  A full size head sculpt, cast in resin and Hand painted, it will be mounted on a pedestal wearing an actual high altitude pressure helmet ready to go bravely into new space adventures.



Sculpted with Medium firm Sulphur Free Chavant Clay.  The lager sculpt was based on the same proportions as the miniature full body sculpt.  




I had to keep checking the fit in the helmet, I would wrap the sculpt in plastic so clay wouldn't rub off on the inside of the helmet 


This is the final head casting next to the first "Trash Cast" on the right.  The trash casting is mostly to clean out the mold and test the batch of resin.  Also it then can be used for painting tests etc.
The final paint was acrylic brushed by hand.  Now I am fitting the helmet and building the base.  More pictures will be posted after the holidays of the finished piece.  
Cheers, and happy holidays!




Wednesday, November 29, 2017

SHUT UP AND DRAW!


Shut Up And Draw!  The cure for procrastination, as well as a creative call to action.  This pin makes a statement.  I am very happy to present my latest robot enamel pin creation just in time for the holidays.  Shut Up And Draw! will be available in my Dave Pressler Art Webstore this Friday, don't hesitate, buy two in case you loose one!