|Kevin grinding the torus
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NEW IN THE STUDIO
A torus nears completion
Kevin is close to completing the solid-skinned torus he has been working on for several months. “I finally have added all the panels,” he says. Each of the 63 panels was individually cut and fitted in this one-sided, three-dimensional sculpture (above). “Next is the finish work, then the patina.”
Like After Escher, Mobilus, Skeletorus and Sprung, this geometric shape flows endlessly.
See more photos of this as-yet-untitled sculpture on its own page.
The road goes on and on …
|Early stages of On the Road Again
To complement Cruisin’, the sculptural door he created for a Flagstaff, Arizona, couple, Kevin has begun a new commission: two low fences that he calls On the Road Again.
The fences continue the roads introduced in the original piece. “Their flowing lines suggest roads beyond roads,” Kevin says. The piece will have a rust patina.
To watch the piece’s progress, visit its own page.
Mill and lathe education continue
While he works on these sculptures in the studio, Kevin is also taking time to learn to use the lathe and mill. “In addition to reading, researching online and talking to experts, I have to just use the equipment to get a feel for each tool,” Kevin observes.
He spends three to six hours a week learning their intricacies and capabilities. “As I do, ideas for sculptures are starting to form,” he says.
NEW IN VIDEO
New videos, new milestones at Channel Kevin
Kevin’s collection of videos – also known as Channel Kevin – continues to thrive.
With 143 videos now online, Channel Kevin has topped 1,000 subscribers. Eleven videos have been viewed more than 10,000 times and four more than 50,000 times. All-time favorite “TIG Welding Technique” now has more than 340,000 views.
“I’m glad people enjoy them, because I enjoy making them,” says Kevin.
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You can see all of Kevin’s videos on his Web site’s Video section, which links directly to his YouTube channel.
Step back in time at historic hotel
As fall graces the Valley of the Sun, Kevin will share his art at the historic Hermosa Inn as part of LON’s Artist-in-Residence series. Kevin is appearing Sunday, October 16.
The event takes place on the patio of LON’s restaurant from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., so mark your calendar now.
Once the home of artist Lon Megargee, the Hermosa Inn is a handsome example of gracious Southwestern architecture. “It’s one of our favorite places to take visitors for dining,” Kevin says.
For more information, please visit the Hermosa Inn Web site.
Be a part of the magic
Pearson & Company’s cool oasis on Scottsdale’s Main Street marks its 20th anniversary this year, and you’re invited to the celebration.
Mark your calendar now for Magic on Main. The show opens on Thursday, October 20, from 7 – 9 p.m., and there’s an encore on Saturday, October 22, from 10 a.m. – noon. The show celebrates Pearson & Company’s 20 years on Scottsdale’s gallery row.
In addition to Kevin’s sculpture, musical guest and YouTube phenomenon Obadiah Parker will be playing. The paintings of Susan Osborne and jewelry of Azealea Decor will also be featured.
It all benefits the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center, which advances research and provides a lifetime of support for individuals with autism and their families.
For more information, please contact us at email@example.com or 602-952-8767.
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