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Jay Lake
Date: 2013-11-28 07:24
Subject: [art|personal] Taking off the mask
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A while back, the delightful Ellen Eades arranged for artist Beverly Toyu to create a life mask of me. This thing was done, and we arranged for some copies to be made. A while back, Lisa Costello went out to Beverly’s studio in the Oregon wine country to pick them up, as documented here: [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ].

Finally, we were able to pull the masks out and look at them carefully.









These are pretty awesome. I love them. Hopefully their recipients will too. My special thanks to Ellen for both thinking of this in the first place, and then making it possible.

Art © 2013 Beverly Toyu.

Photos © 2013, Joseph E. Lake, Jr.

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User: scarlettina
Date: 2013-11-28 15:44 (UTC)
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What a lovely project! The masks are very cool.
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User: goulo
Date: 2013-11-28 19:28 (UTC)
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Those are cool and surreal. I like the interesting shadows in the beard texture.

You should make another LJ icon... :)
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Agent Mimi
User: agent_mimi
Date: 2013-11-29 10:48 (UTC)
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Those are amazing. What a marvelous idea!
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