Binkley Making Progress with ZBrush Program

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I’ve been teaching myself ZBrush, a virtual sculpting program on my computer. I’m finding it very challenging, as the program is extremely powerful, which translates to a steep learning curve!

I posted some of my doodles a while back, but now I’ve created […]

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Binkley Commission for Orca Sculpture

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I received a commission to create another leaping orca sculpture to be executed from the lovely portoro macchia marble from La Spezia, Italy.

A film director contacted me, as he was interested in the orca sculpture that I recently sold but was […]

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Binkley Commissioned to Create FANS 2016 Awards

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I have been commissioned to create the FANS 2016 recognition awards and they are pictured above.

FANS is the Fund for the Arts on the North Shore of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Each year, the annual awards gala “recognizes and honours distinguished North Shore artists, […]

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Binkley Continues His ZBrush Learning Curve

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I am continuing my ZBrush tutorials and am slowly getting more confident with the 3D modelling program. As I said earlier, the learning curve is steep and without a human instructor, I am finding it very difficult to get answers to obstacles I encounter.

Sometimes […]

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Binkley Female Torso Sculpture on ArtBomb Today…

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I have another sculpture up for auction an ArtBomb today. This time ArtBomb has chosen a sculpture titled “Slipped Necklace,” pictured above.

“Slipped Necklace” is a female torso reclining on her right hip. I carved it so that it is balanced on a single point and the sculpture […]

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Binkley Working Further with ZBrush

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I am continuing my lessons with ZBrush, a virtual sculpting program that I am trying to learn. Above is a silly character that I created during one of my lessons.

The sculpting tools, nomenclature and interface are proving to be a steep learning curve, but I am soldering on. I am […]

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Michael Binkley Launches New Website Design

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After many months of work, I’ve finally launched my new website design. This has been the most labour intensive website design ever and the fifth incarnation of my virtual presence. The graphic design and layout were created by my beautiful and very talented […]

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Binkley on ArtBomb

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I will be participating in ArtBomb tomorrow, January 13, 2016.

ArtBomb is an online art auction site, curated by Carrie Shibinski in Toronto, ON, Canada, and each day a new set of artworks go up on the auction block. These items are emailed directly […]

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