Back onto wood work! I have done this album cover twice already and sold them both. Time to make a new one. And already I am seeing the improvement. Each time I pick up a piece of wood and start carving and sanding, the elements I am after become sharper, clearer and it drives me... Continue Reading →
December, last year, my most ambitious and detailed wood carving of a cover album to date had been sold. Physical Graffiti challenged me like nothing artistically had before and it hung proudly in my wall for 23 years. It was bitter-sweet. I was proud of my work and pleased that someone else was in love... Continue Reading →
I am really excited how this is coming out! What do you think? Does the wood work give justice to the cover?Ever work in wood? And as an artist, do you share progress on your work or do you only reveal upon completion?
The Division Bell, made a new for a client. Take a look at the journey, from just a carving to the finished product!
I am going back to my roots. As you might know, my work first started back in the late 80’s using wood as a medium, in many instances making three dimensional paintings using a router and other carving tools to give depth to my work. I have recently sold some of my original pieces, the 3-D... Continue Reading →
Meet the Artist! – Bruce Schmalfuss on News 12 Long Island
This interview was done at the height of Titanic mania on News 12 Long Island! While this interview is an aged interview, you can get an idea of the projects I was doing, and where I was going with my work. This ten minute segment on building of the Titanic and the carving of Led Zeppelin's... Continue Reading →
Sometimes you need to touch upon work done years past. A fresh, clean look to a great but aged piece. For Physical Graffiti, it was time. Before And now after! Not only is the frame black but I touched up the brownstones themselves. It has a more realistic look on what you can expect to see... Continue Reading →