Making Martha Stewart!


3 Responses to “Making Martha Stewart!”
  1. steph says:

    YOU ROCK, LIZ! Hope all is well! What a talent you have! xoxo
    Steph Zaccario (Bhagwat)

  2. Liz, The making of Martha Stewart is a wonderful series and your explanation beneath each photo is easy to understand and and complete in it’s brevity. Your so talented assistants helping you are lucky to have such a generous “guide”. I can tell you all had a lot of fun working on this – You deserve every moment in the sun! I;m so happy for you. Love to speak with you soon – I have exciting news to share with you. Please email me your info.


Check out what others are saying about this post...
  1. […] was the superstar sweetheart Paula Deen! Paula’s head needed to be quite a bit larger than Martha Stewart, the first head I had sculpted, so I was excited and terrified at the same time. This meant […]

Leave a comment!

Tell me what you're thinking...

Making Martha Stewart!

Posted: December 21, 2010 
Filed under: Current Projects, Info, See my work!
Tagged: , , , , ,

When Barneys commissioned me to make giant chef heads for their “Have a Foodie Holiday” window displays, the first chef I made was the fabulous Martha Stewart! Scary hurdle #1: sculpting at ‘life size’, a scale that I’d never attempted before. Scary hurdle #2: making sure that Martha’s head was light enough to safely sit on top of a foam mannequin without toppling it! I called some of my amazing sculptor friends who calmed me down and convinced me I could do it. Then I gathered lots of photo reference and tons of random supplies that I’d never used before and got to work sculpting Martha Stewart. About a week and several more scary hurdles later, I carried the finished Martha in to the Barneys studio where Simon Doonan, Barneys brilliant Creative Director, said she was gorgeous and decided that I should make the remaining 10 heads much larger! Check out these behind-the-scenes pics revealing the ‘making of Martha’ and watch the video!



Recent News

Philip Seymour Hoffman CAT Footwear – Colorado Couture Art Exhibit TASCHEN, i love you! Breaking Bad Illustration Now! calendar Illustration Now! Portraits sculpting and prepping the delicious Paula Deen for Barneys NY holiday windows! Making Martha Stewart! watch the ‘making of’ the giant celebrity chef heads for Barneys NY holiday windows! Barneys NY “Have a Foodie Holiday” Windows 2010