Over 20 New Paintings Added

Added May 25th, 2015 by
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Over 20 New Paintings Added | The Artwork of Matt Cauley

Hello everyone –

I have spent the past year focusing increasingly on my painting creations, experimenting with two new painting series. Water and Raw Sienna.

Water is vital for life. Water is in continuous motion. Water cycles through evaporation, condensation, precipitation. Water heals. Water… erodes. Water is an experimental series of paintings. The human narrative is still there, but the subjects are now interconnected with this additional elemental force. As paint is applied to the canvas, the water will deteriorate that same paint and wash it away. Colors bleed, the subjects are obscured, and the water brings an extension of emotion. As with all my works, I ask the viewer to bring their own interpretation to each painting, and create a new and unique story each time the work is viewed.

The Raw Sienna series has no determined boundary. What happened outside of the canvas is equally as important as what is depicted within. The viewer is engaged to bring their own thoughts on environment and setting and to the painting. Each viewer will supply their own narrative to the works, whether viewing an individual painting or the implied interaction between works on display.

There are also a few new Big Heads and Miscellaneous paintings added in as well. In total, 24 new paintings have now been added to the site, and can be viewed in the Paintings gallery.

As always, I would be grateful for any feedback you might have.

Thank you!

Matt Cauley
May 25, 2015

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New Year, New Custom!

Added January 20th, 2015 by
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2015_0119_obi-wan

Hello everyone!

Iron-Cow Prod. is easing into the new year with a brand new custom. This time around it’s my favorite character from the Star Wars Prequels: Obi-Wan Kenobi. This wasn’t necessarily a complicated project to work on. It was more of a fun fixer-upper.

Click either the image above or HERE to learn more and see a new and improved gallery display. I’m hoping this will be a bit more mobile-friendly going forward.

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As always, I would be grateful for any feedback you might have!

Matt Cauley
aka Iron-Cow
January 19, 2015

In brightest day, in blackest night… transform and roll out!

Added December 21st, 2014 by
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New Custom: Green Lantern Autobot Armor

Hello, everyone!

Iron-Cow Prod. is back customizing after a year hiatus to focus on painting. I am pleased to unveil my latest creation: Green Lantern in Autobot Armor.

Click on either the image above or HERE to find out more details on this fun project and view the work.

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Oh, and that part above about me taking a year off from customizing? I lied. I’ve been busy the entire time, but when you’re working on a massive 86-piece project, it takes a bit of time to get them all done. More details in the new year.

Happy Holidays, everyone!

As always, would be grateful for any feedback you might have!

Matt Cauley
aka Iron-Cow
December 21, 2014.

You ain’t nuthin’ but a HOUND, dawg!

Added January 2nd, 2014 by
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Transformers Autobot HOUND collection - Matt Iron-Cow Cauley

Hello, everyone!

I FINALLY got around to photographing my HOUND collection. I can’t quite explain it, but ever since I was a child, I had a soft spot for this particular Transformer.

Near as I can tell, this is *EVERY* Hound figure released so far (aside from the G1, which is represented here by the later re-issue). The jeep on the far left is a custom I made using a M.A.S.H. jeep, the tan G1 Hound is technically a Decepticon, but I’m pretending he’s “Hound in Desert Camo”, and the smaller Jeep towards the right is another custom.

This image is about to be out of date with the movie and other toys coming up, but I’m having fun knowing (for now) my Hound collection is complete.

Click on either the image above or HERE to view a super high-res version of the image.

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As always, would be grateful for any feedback you might have!

Matt Cauley
aka Iron-Cow
January 2, 2014.

Coming to Your Galaxy This December!

Added December 12th, 2013 by
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New Painting: Molly II

Hello, everyone!

Iron-Cow Prod. is pleased to showcase its new additions to the Vintage Kenner Star Wars action figure line! These figures are meant to fill in some gaps, expand the line a bit, and generally have some fun revisiting childhood nostalgia. When possible, I left any paint scrapes on the original figures intact for any intentional visual aging effect.

Click on either the image above or HERE to find out more details on this fun project and view the work.

Don’t forget to follow Matt Cauley / Iron-Cow Prod. so that you receive the latest news, updates, and behind-the-scenes insight. You can keep up to date by signing up for the Iron-Cow Prod. Facebook page, the Iron-Cow Prod. Email Updates List, or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter. Of course, feel free to follow them all, as each is has their own unique benefits.

As always, would be grateful for any feedback you might have!

Matt Cauley
aka Iron-Cow
December 12, 2013.

Hello, everyone! This latest painting was both a commissioned piece as well as being a bit of an experiment for me. I had worked with Molly previously for one of my Big Heads portrait paintings. That painting was a personal success for me, and a project I very much enjoyed. Molly’s parents were fond of […]

Hello, everyone! After a review of nearly 600 submissions from talented alumni around the world, I am delighted to announce that my painting, Felipe Calderón, Former President of Mexico, has been chosen for inclusion in the 2013 Parsons Alumni Exhibition. This salon-style exhibition is open to the public October 14-19 in the Arnold and Sheila […]

Hello, everyone! Earlier this year, I was fortunate enough to interviewed by Jeff Burton, who runs the Portrait of an Addiction Minimate blog. Jeff was wanting to put together an article looking back on the DC Minimates line, and was wanting me to describe my own involvement with the development. Click either the photo above […]

Hello, everyone! Earlier this year, I was fortunate enough to continue my painting studies under the tutelage of master painter John Parks. It had been some time since I was able to focus on my Big Heads painting series, and I was eager to revisit the series. What resulted was a series of 11 large […]

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