anybody out there?

It’s a New Year, and I’m starting a blog where I plan to share ideas about the ‘creative process’.

About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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4 Responses to anybody out there?

  1. paula says:

    happy new year and congrats on a new blog 🙂

  2. S.T.A.R. says:

    Hey Mike,
    Happy New Year and Yes, I’m out here……

    Thanks for having me on your Etsy favorites
    and sending me the announcement of your new venture.
    Lots of success with your new blog.
    I’ll have to see how I could possibly contribute to it in the future!!!

    Best Wishes

  3. Gabriel Colaluca says:

    Sounds like a great idea I’d love to get involved.

  4. Allan says:

    Awesome. You’ve inspired me to get more involved. Great shop and stuff.

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