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Alfred Paredes
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Artist // Professional // Traditional Art
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My Bio

I am a figurative sculptor, working for both the commercial and fine art fields. I have a passion for the human form and realism, although I do like to design creatures and monsters that don't exist either (but I still try to make them look real).

Current Residence: Newbury Park, Ca.

Favorite genre of music: Rock, metal, swing, classical, jazz... pretty much everything but country (but I do like a couple country songs).

Favorite photographer: Edward Weston

Favorite style of art: Figurative art

Favorite cartoon character: Gonzo (muppet babies)

Personal Quote: "Life is simple. Just don't be an asshole."

Favourite Visual Artist
Rodin, Bernini, Frederick Hart, Michaelangelo, Daniel Chester French, Augustus Saint Gaudens, Mucha... and that's just some of the dead ones
Favourite Movies
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, John Wick, Star Wars, LotR, many of the Marvel movies, Batman, and so many more movies... I love them all.
Favourite TV Shows
Twilight Zone, Muppet Babies, The Simpsons, X-Files, Cheers, Sienfeld, The Wonder Years, LOST, Fringe, Deadwood, True Blood, The walking dead, Breaking Bad, Westworld, Barry, Stranger Things, Mind Hunter, and so many more.
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
TOOL, GnR, Led Zeppelin, Greta Van Fleet, The Doors, Michael Jackson, Stevie wonder, Prince, AC/DC, Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Al Green, Faith no More, Creedence Clear Water Revival, and many others.
Favourite Books
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Anything by Steinbeck, Let me in, The Road, All the Harry Potters, The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit
Favourite Writers
Steinbeck, Douglas Adams
Favourite Games
Anything LEGO, Batman Arkham, CoD
Favourite Gaming Platform
XBox 360
Tools of the Trade
My hands, clay tools, cintique, zbrush
Other Interests
Rock Climbing, Star gazing, hiking, Ocean swimming
Another public art piece in the books. This time it was of founding member and drummer of Quiet Riot, Frankie Banali. Frankie was sadly taken from this by cancer last year, but to honor what would have been his 70th birthday, this bust was commissioned and later installed at the world famous Rainbow Bar and Grill in Hollywood, Ca. I hope that I get a few more public art projects, as I find them to be very rewarding. But for now, I'm also looking to take a break as I've been going full steam for two years. I don't want it to be a long break, but a good bit of rest is definitely in order for this tired sculptor. Cheers all, Alfred
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It's been far too long since I've posted or shared on here. I've been really busy with life and work and I just haven't had the time. But now that my newest large scale monument is nearing completion, I figured I'd make some time to share with you. Go check out the brief set of photos I shared. Also, go follow me on Instagram to see the whole process come together. @apsculpturestudio
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Okay, as I stated in my last (very long overdue) update, I will be posting more work that I have neglected to post here. I won't do a massive dump, but instead will try to post each day this week with different groups of work. Stay tuned and check it...
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Happy Birhtdya
Very nice works 👍👍👍
Happy Birthday
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