Bill Merklein Sculpts the Human Head
KAA presents a sculpture workshop with Bill Merklein of Gaylordsville. Mr. Merklein will demonstrate how to sculpt the human head from clay. A talented instructor his workshops are both informative and fun. “I like my audiences to keep me entertained”.
Mr. Merklein is an award winning sculptor and artist and has done portrait busts, made models for Twentieth Century Fox and ABC TV and was the technical advisor on Mike Nichol’s Broadway production of “Billy Bishop Goes to War”. Known for his miniatures, Mr. Merklein has created GI Joe’s , Marvel Comic’s Spiderman and X-men, and DC Comics Superman and Batman. He has done special art for international currency companies and is an excellent horse sculptor. Many of his miniatures (Merklein’s Miniatures) were created for the Historical Miniature industry. He sculpted the Browning Scripps Medal awarded to Congresswoman Gabriel Giffords of Arizona by Scripps College in 2013. A multifaceted artist Mr. Merklein’s sculptures, models and paintings can be found in US and European collections, the Smithsonian Institution and the National Geographic Society. Mr. Merklien now teaches art and sculpts and paints on commission.