"The Scarecrow" documents the complete step by step process of creating a character starting from a simple sketch in 2014 to a fully developed gallery show piece in 2016 debuting at Jim McKenzie's "Lost Magic" at Copro Gallery. (Material- Magic Sculpt epoxy clay).
Jim McKenzie is an American artist and director based in New York City. His sculptures and paintings often depict surrealist wonderlands occupied by highly saturated characters. He works as a commercial director, designer and animator at Aardman Nathan Love as well as a professor at School of Visual Arts. McKenzie has directed commercials for clients such as National Geographics, Capital One, H&R Block, and has recently helped in the creation of Xifaxan’s mascot, Gut Guy, who made his Super Bowl debut early this February.
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Web site: http://jimmckenzie.net/sculpture