is an outlet for product launches and other newsworthy announcements;
a way to respond to common questions from visitors to the site; and a
vehicle to establish an open dialogue with anyone who is interested in
Aric Jorn's artwork and that of his partners and collaborators.
New Year - New Site!
We can't imagine a better way to kick off the New Year than with a new
site! Throughout 2009, we labored without an online presence and it
was ... er ... less than ideal. Although we are already gearing up to
expand our new site with many additional features, we invite you to
explore our new virtual digs and send
us some feedback.
2010 Classes Announced
Would you like to learn how to sculpt and cast pieces yourself? If you
are in the Southeast Michigan area, you are in luck as we are offering
private and small-group classes in sculpting and casting. Space is extremely
limited, so check out the classes page for
Jivotica Seeks Professional Help
We've heard that admitting you have a problem is the first step to a
cure and seeking professional help is often the quickest way to solving
a problem, so here we go...
Jivotica is continuously seeking talented people to
collaborate with. If you are a student looking for an internship or
apprenticeship; a freelance model or photographer; a marketing person
who knows your way through the tangled jungle of social networking;
a salesperson looking for commission-based work; or a fellow artist
interested in anything from costume design to sculpting to airbrush
work - WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU.
Send us your resume
and samples (or a URL where we can find your work) and we'll be
Official Ded Bob Statue Featured on Official
Ded Bob Site
Now THAT'S official! Our officially licensed Ded Bob statue is now prominently
featured on the equally official Ded Bob web site - check it out at
"Bob Stuf") and, while you're there, find out more about this
extremely funny skeleton and his dummy...
Jivotica Arrives on Zazzle & Cafe Press
We have established stores through Zazzle and Cafe Press and will be
offering a large amount of design and illustration work on these two
sites throughout 2010. Designs can be printed on a myriad of products
ranging from framed prints and t-shirts to coffee mugs and mouse pads.
If you are unfamiliar with these sites, they are definitely worth exploring
- and (in our humble opinion) there's no better place to start than
at our stores:
Ded Bob Unveiled at Michigan Renaissance Festival
We were most excited to unveil the Official Ded Bob Mixed-Media
Statue to the public during the last few weeks of the Michigan Renaissance
Festival. The ooooh's and ahhhh's the piece received every time it was
brought up onto the stage was an inspiring way to introduce this new
line of RenFest art and a satisfying finish to the season.
start posting our 2010 show schedule in the Spring once we confirm which
events we will be participating in so stay tuned!