Category Archives: Nails

Live Action Haute Mess

If you’re prone to seizures, you probably shouldn’t view this post. This past spring, my Pro Nailz knuckle dusters were featured in a Vogue Italia editorial. The article  has garnered a lot of attention for being a controversial photo shoot. The concept of saturated extravagance has been articulated through gender bending women sporting candy wrapper weaves,  cupcakes, and pounds of jewelry. This issue has been very difficult to get ahold of in the states, but I found these GIFs to share. To me, the models are combination of Priscilla Queen of the Desert and New York City club kids.

You can seem y rings being prominently displayed by the Guinevere, in the middle GIF.

Haute Mess, Abbey Lee Kershaw by Steven Meisel

 

Haute Mess, Guinevere van Seenus by Steven Meisel

 

Haute Mess, Joan Smalls by Steven Meisel

Blogged on My Love For You!

I’ve been following Meighan O’Toole’s amazing blog, My Love For You, for quite a while now. Meighan has created a repository of amazing makers, I got to her webspace for a stimulating mental vacation and to view inspirating works from two and three dimensional artists…
Imagine my surprise this morning when I find an email in my inbox from a friend congratulating me on having my work on her website! After clicking through the link that was provided in the email, I found a post about my Pro Nailz rings! Needless to say, I’m increadibly honored to have Meighan dedicate a blog post to me, and I feel like an overly excited nerd about joining the ranks of the artists included in My Love For You.
Thanks to Meighan for acknowledging my work, and for having such kind words about it.
And thanks to Wendi, for liking my work (and me) enough to share!

Early Morning Studio Update

It’s finally getting there! I’ve been working on some knuckle dusters that will have fancy painted acrylic nails set into them… very Kid Sister-esque. It’s taken alot of time, with loads of castings, solderings, and patience… but, I’m hoping to solder the bezels down today and then complete the final round of castings. This picture shows the two rings, with the bezels just taped into place and some practice nails sitting in the bezels. Ok, off to the soldering board, wish me luck!