I suppose it’s time to give the weekly update on my artistic projects. I’ll go into more detail soon, but to briefly summarise, in the past week I’ve been working on my sci-fi novel, my life-size sculpture of the dog from the movie Epic Dog, a few short films, my self-portrait, and then a few other small projects here and there. Oh, and I also got into a new type of art this week: office interior design. Melbourne offices can be quite bland, so I’ve been trying to spice them up with my artistic talents.
Okay, so I should start with my sci-fi novel, although I suppose it’s more of a space opera. It’s going really well. It’s about a farm boy on a backwards desert planet in a far-off corner of the galaxy. He finds out that he’s got magic and sets out on a quest to defeat the oppressive ruler of the Regime. I wrote a few thousand words this week, so I’d say the first draft is going fantastic.
Then there’s the sculpture of Stormy, the dog from Epic Dog, one of my favourite movies. It’s about a dog who can do pretty much anything, from changing the channel on a tv to flying a sea-plane without any assistance. He’s such a cool dog. The statue is almost finished, so that’s really exciting. Maybe next week I’ll be able to upload a picture!
I was going to wait until the end of the post to talk about this, but I can’t wait any longer. Doing commercial fitouts across Melbourne is quickly becoming my passion. I love choosing items and colours that will complement each other and making an office really shine. They say that having a good office fitout can increase the morale of a team by up to thirty per cent.
There’s not a whole lot to talk about with the short films and self-portrait, although I expect those projects to be done by the end of the month. Just in time for my dance recital! Being artistic sure is fun.