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Almost done with this one #cat #pissedoffcat #sculpture #assemblage #typewriter #jeremymayer #studio

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The Art of Typewriter Sculpture with @jeremymayer

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Inside his studio in Oakland, California, artist Jeremy Mayer (@jeremymayer) transforms typewriters into majestic mythological beings. His most recent completed commission is a sculpture of the Greek titaness Theia that is over 7 feet tall (2.21 meters) and made entirely of components from 40 different typewriters. “I don’t solder, glue, weld or wire the parts together,” says Jeremy. “I use only screws, nuts, pins and springs to assemble the sculpture in the same manner that the typewriter was held together.”

The painstakingly detailed process to create a full-scale human figure requires more than a year of Jeremy’s time. “I spend countless hours trying to figure out how to put this stuff together,” he says. “Doing an accurate likeness of a person hurts my brain. Hurts so good, though. There’s a lot of trial and error. I’m done when it creeps me out, or if I walk into the studio and the sculpture startles me because it looks like someone is standing there.”

Got posted on the Instagram blog!

On a ladder working on Theia. 

Photo- Doug Nichol

Theia in progress in my studio. Photo Doug Nichol, American Buffalo

Theia

Repost from @americanbuffalo #jeremymayer #typewriter #oakland #studio

Almost done.

Delilah II.

Loving my job today. 

In the studio working on Nude V. Bodega, CA, 2013

Photo by Doug Nichol

Sometimes I scare the shit out myself in the studio. #jeremymayer #sculpture #art #assemblage #typewriter #studio #typewriters #sculptor #oakland #nortonfactorystudios

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Works in progress this week.

The new studio at Norton Factory Studios, Oakland,CA. #jeremymayer #sculpture #art #studio #typewriter #oakland #nortonfactorystudios #fruitvale #iloveoakland #sculptor #assemblage #typewriters #sanctuary

Setting up shelves in preparation to move into Norton Factory Studios. This is the first victim on Death Row. #jeremymayer #typewriter #studio #nortonfactorystudios #fruitvale #iloveoakland #oakland