13.11.08 by Jeff

Karen Caldicott

Back in 2002 I came across a great issue of Shift Magazine (a now defunct Canadian mag similar to Wired) which featured clay busts of the whole Simpsons family. I loved them so much, I immediately tore out the pages and stuck them on my wall. They are actually still on my wall, and last month I was thinking about scanning them to put them up here but I realised I didn’t even know who had created them.

simpsons clay shift magazine karen caldicott

A few days ago – totally out of the blue – Karen Caldicott dropped me a link to her clay work and when I loaded up her site I was shocked – I couldn’t believe it. She was the one who had made the clay sculptures! I’ve been a fan of hers all this time and didn’t know it!

simpsons clay shift magazine karen caldicott

simpsons clay shift magazine karen caldicott

simpsons clay shift magazine karen caldicott

simpsons clay shift magazine karen caldicott

I emailed Karen back, and attached this last photo as proof!













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • These clay models seems to be so cute. Really this is an amazing craft work. Worth appreciating by all. Nice Craft Work Keep It up.

  • Those clay models made me really smile..:) Nice job however :)

  • Great job, Karen. Love them.





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This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?