Kevin Champeny

Wildway studio works
Sea of rock candy anyone? This is going to be a really cool chandelier. 

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Sea of rock candy anyone? This is going to be a really cool chandelier.

#kevinchampeny #art #artist #sculpture #sculptor #design #lamp #chandelier #light #candy #foxwoods #rockcandy #food #custom #handmade #resin #casting #behindthescenes

And so it begins. I think I’ll end up with 30-40 colors before I’m done.  Oh, the tiny baseballs I’ll make.  

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And so it begins. I think I’ll end up with 30-40 colors before I’m done. Oh, the tiny baseballs I’ll make.

#kevinchampeny #art #artist #sculpture #sculptor #casting #behindthescenes #howitsmade #yankees #handmade #movado #baseball #derekjeter #portrait #resin #jellio #mosaic

Prepping the frame for the Derek Jeter portrait. Some backing structure and 15,000 baseballs and I’ll be good to go. 

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Prepping the frame for the Derek Jeter portrait. Some backing structure and 15,000 baseballs and I’ll be good to go.

#kevinchampeny #art #artist #sculpture #sculptor #casting #behindthescenes #howitsmade #yankees #handmade #movado #baseball #derekjeter #portrait #resin #jellio #mosaic

Nothing can leave until it gets a sticker. I mean, you have to have a sticker, right?

#jellio #joy #sticker #thatshowIroll #ilovesugar

Nothing can leave until it gets a sticker. I mean, you have to have a sticker, right?

#jellio #joy #sticker #thatshowIroll #ilovesugar

"GummiKing"
70” x 44” x 1”
15,000+ hand cast acrylic gummibears

Custom mosaic created for I Love Sugar in Myrtle Beach

Now all that’s left is to put a stamp on it and send it off to Myrtle Beach.

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Now all that’s left is to put a stamp on it and send it off to Myrtle Beach.

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Gummibear photo shoot underway. This was really fun to make. At almost 6 feet tall, this gummi-masterpiece contains over 15,000 hand cast acrylic gummibears. 

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Gummibear photo shoot underway. This was really fun to make. At almost 6 feet tall, this gummi-masterpiece contains over 15,000 hand cast acrylic gummibears.

#kevinchampeny #art #artist #sculpture #sculptor #design #jellio #gummy #gummilight #mosaic #gummibears #food #photoshoot #behindthescenes #sweet #colors #omg #ilovesugar #happy #joy

Why? Rock Candy, that’s why. What else is there to say. 

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Why? Rock Candy, that’s why. What else is there to say.

#kevinchampeny #art #artist #sculpture #sculptor #design #lamp #chandelier #light #candy #foxwoods #rockcandy #food #custom #handmade #resin #casting #behindthescenes #nofilter

Time to trim this bad boy up and get another Candelier to a new home.  Yep, that’s me, a peddler of happiness. 

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#gummibears #happy #joy

Time to trim this bad boy up and get another Candelier to a new home. Yep, that’s me, a peddler of happiness.

#kevinchampeny #artist #sculptor #patience #jellio #art #lighting #sculpture #behindthescenes #chandelier #candelier #candy
#gummibears #happy #joy

Gummibear belly made with gummibears…gummiception

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Gummibear belly made with gummibears…gummiception

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Working on about a thousand handmade metal cherry blossoms for what will be my largest wire tree yet. 

#kevinchampeny #art #artist #sculpture #sculptor #wire #stone #copper #steel #stone #metal #bonsai #cherryblossom #handmade #trees #nature

Working on about a thousand handmade metal cherry blossoms for what will be my largest wire tree yet.

#kevinchampeny #art #artist #sculpture #sculptor #wire #stone #copper #steel #stone #metal #bonsai #cherryblossom #handmade #trees #nature

Making some major progress on my sea of gummibears. 

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Making some major progress on my sea of gummibears.

#kevinchampeny #art #artist #sculpture #sculptor #design #jellio #gummy #gummilight #mosaic #gummibears #food #palette #behindthescenes #artists_magazine #sweet #colors #omg #ilovesugar #arts_help #nofilter

What does “Sweet Death” look like when displayed on a set of 25 story billboards in the middle of Times Square NYC?…something like this.

#kevinchampeny #art #artist #sculpture #sculptor #casting #handmade #seeme #seemetakeover #nyc #sweetdeath #candy #mosaic #timessquare #wow

What does “Sweet Death” look like when displayed on a set of 25 story billboards in the middle of Times Square NYC?…something like this.

#kevinchampeny #art #artist #sculpture #sculptor #casting #handmade #seeme #seemetakeover #nyc #sweetdeath #candy #mosaic #timessquare #wow

The “other worldly” look of my work bench. Another cool photo from my “Living Painting” series. 

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The “other worldly” look of my work bench. Another cool photo from my “Living Painting” series.

#kevinchampeny #art #artist #sculpture #sculptor #casting #handmade #painting #resin #workbench #livingpainting #colors #glowing #artists_magazine #craft #fluid #nofilter