Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Box and Key
Back in December, I posted some pics of a special present that Joe Hill sent to a few of us, an actual Skull Key from his LOCKE & KEY book. It gets better.
The key was created by Israel Skelton (a perfect name, and it's real, for a guy who made us these skeleton keys) and his Skeleton Crew Studio. Israel also created these Shadow Boxes built to house the key. I just got mine a few days back and it's as stunning in person as it looks here. Now if only he could find a way to create a working Head Key, so I could use it to... well, you'll see when LOCKE & KEY: HEAD GAMES hits early next month.
And just to show how Israel's craftsmanship extends to more than just keys and the like, scope out this Eye of Agamotto he also recently created: