A writer shapes an image, a story, with words. Other artists create stories that are perhaps more visual, more touchable. Here are several artists who caught my eye this past week. I hope the images inspire your writing.

Sculptor Steven Whyte, based in Carmel, California, works in clay and bronze.

Steven Whyte works on an MLK sculpture.

Steven Whyte works on an MLK sculpture.


Sal Polisi, who died in January, was a master wood carver who worked at the South Street Seaport Museum in New York City.


master woodcarver Sal Polisis

Master woodcarver Sal Polisi
Credit: Michelle V. Agins/The NYT


And comic book expert Scott McCloud has just published his first full-length graphic novel titled The Sculptor.