Gen Con 2010 – Michael’s Blog

So man, was gen Con fun! Wednesday we got down and loaded out in the unbearable heat. Luckily they had the AC on inside so it was not as bad as it could have been. I think it was so hot they realized someone would die if the AC was completely off. After set up, … Read more

Off to Gen con

So the Aradani Crew is almost all finished packing and we are ready to hit the road to Gen Con Indy 2010. We will be in the exhibitors hall with costumes, and paul and I will be in the art show with plenty of art. Be sure to visit!

Around the Studio – March 2010

So as usual I am deep in the middle of 10 projects and I figured I would share what all is going on at Aradani.

First are my new paintings:


This one is for a contest I am in. Always cool to have a chance to paint a half scorpion half woman.

killerrobotThis one is called: Give Peace a Chance; Don’t Let Robots Kill Innocents. Fun image, sad thought.

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Connooga and beyond

So we had a blast as always at Connooga, the room parties were crazy this year. We were glad to get to hang out with some old friends and become better friends with others. Me and Paul were on a couple of good art panels and got to chill with some great artists, Mark Helwig, … Read more

A bunch of cool stuff on Ebay

Just added some stuff from my personal collection to Ebay. Some Steampunk / Sherlock Holmes coats, some pants, ect. If this goes over well, I may start adding some of my older costumes. My Ebay listings

Updates: Chattacon, new art, masks, ect.

So we had a blast at Chattacon. It was so good to see all of our friends, Robin and Andrew from Faerystone Creations, the Hypericon Crew, and all the rest. Both nights we partied like satyrs on a midsummer night, and got to wear some of our newer costumes. Paul won People’s Choice in the Art Show, and I won best Fantasy costume in the masquerade.

You can find pictures of our adventures here:

I am also working on a bunch of new projects. The Jungle cat mask (for Avatar Na’vi costumes that everyone is asking about) is finished, the silicone is curing in the mold right now. The latex version is finished as well. Tomorrow we are having some snow (hopefully) so besides taking some costume pics out in the weather, I will be taking photos of those new masks.

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Work in Progress. Final piece

Day Final So here it is, the finally piece of art. I finished it right before New Year’s, so thankfully, it took less than a year to complete… though barely. I also submitted it to Spectrum. *crosses fingers* It will beĀ  few months before I hear from them. It is also up on epilogue, elfwood, … Read more