Monday, September 17, 2007
Danny Elfman as "Satan"
This took me longer than I thought it would. This is the block in,
I have some changes to make and the final goal is to cast it and have it painted before Halloween. A side note when the casting is done the eyes will light up.
Let me explain how this idea evolved. My mother, Pat Hughes-Urbach, was friends with a woman named Lori Mann. They worked together at Lori's father's school, Milton Mann Musical Education Studio. Lori was part of a musical theater group called "The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo", which was lead by the Elfman brothers, Richard and Danny Elfman. Danny Elfman became one of the preeminent composers of our time. One of the musical numbers "The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo" would preform was, "Saint Infirmary Blues" and Danny Elfman would sing it as Satan. I was so inspired when I saw this, I decided to sculpt him as the Satan character.