captain america is not here to lead the country. i’m here to serve it. if i’m a captain, then i’m a soldier. not of any military branch, but of the people. years ago, in simpler times, this suit and shield were created as a symbol to help make america the land it’s supposed to be. | insp.

“A piece of advice if I may be allowed to give it, is that no philosophy, no creed, no God is worth more than the love that one human being may give and receive in their lifetime – this is what is meant by being ‘involved’.”

- Robert Cochrane
[as quoted from a letter in] The Reality of Things

Image Credit: Alex Grey

Hello strangers! Sorry for my inactivity online. I’ve been feeling hectic with so many changes in my life to adjust to lately, and been furiously saving for a new home and various things to put in it, as well as beginning the process of creating a new studio to carve in. So carving has been less than easy at the moment. Jeffrey (as named by the wonderful folk in @tribalbodyart Edinburgh) has come up to Scotland with me and will be staying here as he has been rehomed and will be living his life looking glam in the tattoo studio. I’m so happy they like him because I like him lots and will miss him! But their wonderful shop is a much better home than my old shed :)
#roedeer #deerskull #roebuck #roebuckskull #skulls #bones #boneart #skull #skullart #bonecarving #boneartist #skullartist #filigree #unique #oddities #curio #osteology #taxidermy #art

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So, everything has felt horrible and hectic for me lately and I’ve struggled to function a lot of the time, but these things are sent to test us and we always come out stronger in the end (I hope!).
I’m taking some time out to get my head cleared and focus a bit more on myself and what makes me tick…
I’ve made a pretty good start on this little roe deer and hope he’ll be finished by next week. I’ll need to find something to mount him on and then he’s ready to go to a new home.
#roedeer #Roebuck #deerskull #BoneCarving #skullart #art #taxidermy #skull #skulls #bones #osteology #naturalhistory #biology #deer #roe #carving #carvedart #doberdor

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I really tend to like my last minute shoots lately. This one was planned, shot, edited, and printed in 6 hours. 

I was in a little bit of a rut, since because of unforeseen circumstances I needed to produce a shoot from scratch in just one afternoon for my Wednesday class. At around 3:30 PM I came to the kitchen of the dorm I’m an R.A. at (I swear, I don’t bite) and one of my lovely residents Dia Donnelly offered to model for me right away.  Liah Roebuck, who’s a fashion design major at AAU offered to style it. In under 30 minutes we put a few quick looks together and we cabbed over to the beach as we only had about an hour of light left. After getting a few shots, a park ranger pulled up in his car asking for my permit. Many times I’ve heard of my classmates pulling the “I’m an art student” card, so I didn’t hesitate to do the same. The ranger was kind enough not to fine me and I managed to steal a few shots before we all evacuated from that awesome place. I continued to shoot right Outside of the “national park” until right after sunset.

Man, was it fun. 

Let’s do it again!