Featured Work: Mask Sculptures

Rather than drawing what someone “looks-like” all of the time, I have been experimenting with creating these mask portraits that capture ones disposition.

Some of the shadows are drawn with graphite and some are “real” shadows made using a light source.  There is a thin line between reality and abstraction….

Lauren A. Toomer Mask(Lauren), 2013 Reed, graphite, shadow, paper, wood pedestal| ~12 x 12 x 12 inches
Lauren A. Toomer
Mask(Lauren), 2013
Reed, graphite, shadow, paper, wood pedestal|
~12 x 12 x 12 inches
Lauren A. Toomer Installation Shot of "Atom Portraits (worn by Rhiannon)", 2013 Solo Show at A Simple Collective
Lauren A. Toomer
Installation Shot of “Atom Portraits (worn by Rhiannon)”, 2013
Solo Show at A Simple Collective
Lauren A. Toomer  Small Orbit, 2013 Bamboo, reed, shadow 5 x 5 x 4 inches
Lauren A. Toomer
Mask (Jay)t, 2013
Bamboo, reed, shadow
5 x 5 x 4 inches

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