Mineral Vulture Blog

Hey there I'm Pierce, an artist who does mix media work. I draw, create jewelry, do stone cutting, do woodturning, and sometimes create sculptures.

Originally posted on my art blog on May 18th, 2016 In 2015 I was commissioned to make Kristelle's mom a purple mechanical pencil. Sorry the quality of the pic is not great but it is the only pic I have of the pencil I made for her.


Originally posted on my art blog on May 18th, 2016 Another picture of the peacock acrylic mechanical pencil I made for myself. I wanted to show off the colors more in this pic.


Originally posted on my art blog on May 18th, 2016 This is a mechanical pencil I made for myself so I could bring it with me to places and in a way advertise my work. The blank I used was called Peacock because of the colors.


Originally posted on my art blog on May 18th, 2016 Second picture of the pizza cutter I made for my stepdad as a gift.


Originally posted on my art blog on May 18th, 2016 This is a pizza cutter I made for my stepdad as a gift. The handle is made of acrylic and I chiseled, sanded, and polished it. The metal parts I got from Rocklr and they are really good quality. The cutter part is still sharp and shiny.


Originally posted on my art blog on May 18th, 2016 This is a pen I made for my mom as a gift. She wanted a pen she could carry around and use for awhile. She still uses it to this day and likes that I made it. Again, my hands at that point were not doing well but as of now (2019) they are doing MUCH better.


Originally posted on my art blog on May 18th, 2016 I was commissioned to make a blue mechanical pencil for my friend to match their blue pen. Also, please ignore my gross hand. The skin on my hands at the time was really super dry at the time and it took awhile to fix that.

You can tell this was during a time in my life when I took pics of stuff, I did not use the best backgrounds that would compliment the piece.


Originally posted on my art blog on May 18th, 2016 This was a keychain I was commissioned to make by my friend Alex. He wanted a keychain that was either green or blue. I said I could do both and he was fine with that. He did not care if it was made from acrylic or wood.


Just made a Ko-fi Page!

I just made a Ko-fi page as a way to earn some extra money. I am planning on offering doodles on there.


Originally posted on my art blog on May 18th, 2016 Another picture of the floral twist pen I was commissioned to make for my dentist's mom.


Originally posted on my art tumblr blog on May 18th, 2016

I was commissioned by my dentist to create a pen for her mom. I showed her the pen I made for my mom and she wanted the color my mom's pen is. She really enjoyed the pen and her mom liked it as well. The pattern on the pen reminded me and my mom of flowers/floral pattern.


Originally posted on my art blog on January 24th, 2017 Dante is one of my oldest characters I have kept. I created him in 2010 in high school where as I mentioned in one of my older posts that he is inspired by Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. At that point his backstory was that he was a famous cartoon star who’s retired. He didn’t have snout because I can’t remember why I didn’t draw him with one. For years he wouldn’t have a snout despite me changing him a bit in 2013. Late 2013 and Early 2014 was when his design started evolving slowly with his nose getting longer, somewhat getting a snout, and slowly gaining three fingers. His backstory changed to that he retired from acting, eventually became part of a reality show that filmed retired stars, and eventually he got tired of the filming life and became a detective. After 2014 and early 2015 I didn’t draw him again until 2016 where his design and backstory got a big overhaul. His snout is now a big physical feature, I gave him a mustache and a little goatee, and gave him a snazzy outfit. He finally looks like the age he’s suppose to be, which is in his 40s, which I didn’t give him an official age until 2014. His personality changed slowly as well, in the beginning he didn’t have much of one besides that he was somewhat similar to Conker. Overtime he kept his somewhat asshole personality until now where I decided that he’s suave and snarky which he was neither before. His backstory now is that he’s still an actor who does a lot of guest star and commercial stuff. I’m glad that this character has changed bit by bit over the years.


Originally posted on my art blog on May 6th, 2016 I made Rosemary-the-Skunk into a hamster just because I could.


Originally posted on my art blog on May 7th, 2016 Conker didn't feel like drinking tonight


Originally posted on my art blog on May 4th, 2016 So this little guy is from the game High Seas Havoc and his name is Havoc. I’ve never played the game before but I heard it’s a challenging game. He has a cute design so I decided to draw him and it helps he’s a pirate since I like pirate characters. He is also a seal most likely and I want to add that when you look at his nose it is shaped like a diamond.

One day I want to come back and draw Havoc again.


Originally posted on my art blog on April 25th, 2016 I drew my friend, bearcow96 , oc CHAS for fun because I liked their design.


Originally posted on my art blog on April 13th, 2016 At the time I decided to draw Marty with his favorite food, pickles. He really does love having pickles in his sandwiches, burgers, and on/with pizza. He always makes sure he eats a pickle with every meal he eats. He’s wearing his pink rubber gloves so his white gloves don’i get dirty/wet by holding pickles. He sounds like Hartley Hare www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMdBh0…


Originally posted on my art blog on April 15th, 2016 The third pic of the patina copper hairpin I created in my Jewelry 2 class.


Originally posted on my art blog on April 15th, 2016 Second picture of the patina copper hairpin, taken at a different angle.


Originally posted on my art blog on April 15th, 2016 This was the second project I had to do in my jewelry design 2 class which was forging. We had the options of making a hair ornament, fibula (Roman brooch), or a pennanular (Celtic brooch). I originally wanted to do a pennanular but I realized I wouldn’t have enough time so I decided to make this simple hair ornament instead.


Originally posted on my art tumblr on April 13th, 2016 I had this idea of drawing a lopunny and a weavile as cute lesbians who battle together. Rosemary-the-Skunk encouraged the idea.


Originally posted on my art tumblr on March 16th, 2016 I drew my friend Rosemary-the-Skunk as a meme. Despite the fact this piece is pretty old and not perfect I still have a soft spot for it.


Originally posted on my art blog on March 16th, 2016 When I was about to start etching I decided to do a test piece so I got a design from one of the class folders and used it on a copper piece I kept from last semester. The pattern came out really nice and from the obvious hints from my mom I decided to make it into a brooch. I used testors paint on some parts but I sanded a bit of it away and experimented by using red, purple, and lavender Prisma color pencils on it can it came out really nice. Also, the colors on all me etched pieces won’t come off because I sprayed a cover on it.


Originally posted on March 16th, 2016 The final set of garden earrings I made for my Jewelry 2 class. These represent vines and fences, like those plants you see growing over fences and such. You can really tell I etched the pieces pretty well. But I the colors didn't come out that nicely.


Originally posted on my art tumblr on March 16th, 2016 The third earring set I made in Jewelry 2 as a part of my garden theme. An apple stud earring and a dangle seed packet pouring seeds earring. Representing growing fruit in ones garden and using seed packets.


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