Adapted an ink doodle into a clay figurine, built with wire armature & polymer clay. To solve the helium balloon illusion, stuffed cotton into an orange party balloon, propped up on a lawn rod; tied black thread ’round the balloon knot & the finger, for accuracy

Acrylic Paint on baked polymer clay, mounted on a wood base

Full Shot | 2008, Acrylic on Sculpey polymer clay
3/4 Turn | Tried to mimic a grey sport jacket
Back View | Cotton stuffing as cumulus cloud
Top View | The title, burned onto the wood base
Profile View | Thread knot as balloon string
Process Shot | Was fun while it lasted, lol

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