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Thu Jun 2, 2011, 9:40 PM

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I was
arrested  and interrogated in Hong Kong!


(Flying to New Zealand out of Korea for a
 "Weta Workshop" show I was apart of,)

  I was gifted a beautiful bow by the Charmin of Korea
and I had just the bow (no string and no arrows)

as a
carry on.  It went through the Korea
customs just
fine and it wasn't until I flew into Hong

Kong and went through their
A stern looking
Asian lady with short chopped hair

grabbed the
case the bow was in and demands 


"What is this!?"


 I reply "Oh, this was just a gift, a
bow without arrows or string." 


She calls over some other people
and they talk amongst themselves
in their own


"We've called the police.  They will
be here shortly."  They escort me
aside and sat me down. 

When the first
policemen arrives
he is a stern looking Asian
man and
non of them

English well at all.    I try to explain
to him that it was a
gift and I didn't
know bows were not

allowed in Hong Kong and that if it

was any
trouble at all, I would be ok to leave it there

behind with them.  I say very calmly
and as sweetly as I can.   He angrily shushes me and

starts to take pictures of the bow and writing
things down. 

(Apparently they
thought I was going
to pull out a
rubberband and some pencils

from my
purse and go "Katniss" on everyone.) 
 He then comes over to me

and says something stern.  I didn't
a word he was saying his Asian accent

was too heavy.  I tried to explain I couldn't
understand his accent.  This angers him

and he begins yelling right up into my
like you see on those intense interrogation

films. (Like I was going to
understand better
now that he was yelling) 

Asking what was my


I said calmly "I'm an artist."


  "An ARCHER!?" He yells.


 I sweetly replay "No I work with clay" 
I then write down "Clay and Artist" So he could

understand what I was saying.  He seemed satisfied
with the


  He then starts explaining (all interrogative like
and still yelling) something else and

he had to
repeat himself over and over so he got
angrier and angrier.  "Bows are illegal

here, only two things will
happen to you now. 
You will ether be
arrested and taken to

Hong Kong
prison.   Or you will be arrested
and taken to Hong Kong
prison held on trail

and be
fined a lot of money!  Ether way you
are not
leaving Hong Kong!"   

(He says all this right up yelling in my
I stayed completely calm and

sweet and the picture of innocents the entire time. 
If I was going to jai, I had might as well go with
grace and dignity.
  (While also
praying hard that I'd stay that way)  

Now that I had the
basic idea of the point he was
trying to say in English, everything else

he said that I didn't
understand at all, I just
politely nodded and said an occasional

"Ok,--- ah, I
understand, --oh I'm sorry I
didn't know, it was just a
gift."   Then gradually he

started to calm down.  If I were to get upset too,
or showed any sign that I was even slightly

afraid or
nervous.  It would have escalated the
situation.  People mirror your emotions I noticed

that while
giving tours and speeches.  If you are
upset, they are upset, If you are calm happy,

they are calm and


  I then catch the last part he's saying,
"I will now
decide which of the options I will

send you on."   I reply sweetly with a nod, "Ok." 
More policemen showed up around 8

of them now.  They then talked amongst
themselves for a long time in their own language.  

They all first looked at the bow, all sternly.
  Then when they turned to look at the culprit,

deadly criminal, sitting there all innocently.
  Some of their stern expressions broke and

some even smiled!  They talked some more
and one of the Hong Kong airport custom

workers who was a young Asian man about
my age and was also filling out my papers

of "being legal."   He leans over to me and says
"Don't be nervous, it's going to be alright."  


 The first policeman who was first interrogating
me approaches me again and says. 

"You know what?  I am not legally supposed
to do this, but  I've decided I want to
let you go on you way.  You can even have

your bow but it wont make it any farther
then here.  If you still would like it, you have

two weeks to come back to Hong Kong and
mail it to yourself in a package.  

Have a nice day."  I stood up and bowed the
traditional Asian way in thanks and got to my
next flight just in the nick of time!


The Wandering Woods Book! by Wood-Splitter-Lee

 Announcing The Wandering Woods Book! by Wood-Splitter-Lee The Wandering Woods Book! by Wood-Splitter-Lee

"The Wandering Woods!"

Is my next fantasy sculpture
illustration book
project I have been working on with
collaborator Johnny Fraser-Allen at
"Weta Workshop".

Here is the new Facebook page for
"The Wandering Woods"
with some exciting sneak peaks
of what we are up to! Get on board

to follow our show in Korea where
we will be producing all sorts
merchandise and helping raise
money for the young victims
of the
Korean Ferry tragedy.… 

My Korea Travles! by Wood-Splitter-Lee

Korea! by Wood-Splitter-Lee


Indefinitely due to daily mass demand,
available only through weekly eBay
Auction Adoptions
as one of a kind


There are thousands upon thousands of wonderful 
messages from all of you that I have been reading
through daily!  I am humbled and greatly appreciate
your kind wonderful comments and
support.  I'm so
happy you enjoy the creatures and take the time to post
on my page!  Unfortunately I cannot possibly
so many responses but want to thank all of you for
all of the kind
words.  Just know that I try to read
single one of them. To see so many of you
that enjoy my
work makes my heart soar! :tighthug:

-SOLD- HAND MADE LIFE SIZED Poseable Wolf Pup! by Wood-Splitter-Lee
SOLD HAND MADE Poseable Baby Fox! by Wood-Splitter-Lee
Snow.... The Endless Clay! by Wood-Splitter-Lee
--SOLD-- Poseable Siberian Arctic Wolf! by Wood-Splitter-Lee

-SOLD-Hand Made Poseable Fantasy Black Berry Wolf! by Wood-Splitter-Lee
SOLD HAND MADE Life Sized Golden Cheetah Cub! by Wood-Splitter-Lee
Hand Made Fantasy Zelda Belt Pack by Wood-Splitter-Lee
Sculpting Process by Wood-Splitter-Lee

-SOLD-Hand Made Poseable Fantasy Dragon Guardian! by Wood-Splitter-Lee
SOLD--Hand Made Posable Baby Sherbet Unicorn! by Wood-Splitter-Lee
-SOLD- Hand Made Poseable Fantasy Baby Llama! by Wood-Splitter-Lee

Sculpted Octopus by Wood-Splitter-Lee

SOLD Posable Snow leopard Dragon by Wood-Splitter-Lee
-SOLD- Hand Made Poseable Realistic Otter! by Wood-Splitter-Lee

CSS credit goes to:
Stock: Dragoroth-stock, little-spacey, mimose-stock, Dralliance-Stock, Dracoart-Stock, gaiastock, CAStock
Brushes: MouritsaDA-Stock
Coding & graphics: kuschelirmel-stock


Self Taught Sculptor
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States

About "Wood-Splitter-Lee":

I was born and raised in Alaska and am self taught. I just enjoy creating original, life-like fantasy creatures since age 18 2011.

My work was noticed by the film company of "Stan Winston's Studio's" (The creators of "Jurassic Park") and the film company: "Weta Workshop" The creators of "Lord of the Rings" "Narnia" "King Kong" ect, which I was then invited to New Zealand where I worked on some personal projects at Weta Workshop. Then from there was invited to Korea. I just feel incredibly blessed. :thanks: Thank you all for your overwhelming support, bringing joy to you is the highlight of my day! :tighthug:

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Mirnar88 Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Yes, I agree with all coments -> your skills are just perfect!! :faint:
Another-Person Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Your skill is unbelievable.
Isubra Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member
I bow to your works! I love them, thanks a lot for making them!Adorable Girl Anime Emoji (My kawaii plushie) [V6] 
nimbusdrake Featured By Owner 2 days ago
I'm in awe! Your work is truly amazing and a great gift to animal lovers alike Froggy Emoji-59 (Being kawaii) [V3] 
TuffsRuffs Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Soooooo cute! 
scalopendra Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member
Impresionante, hechos a partir de una sensibilidad dificil de encontrar hoy día. Gracias
subvertingthegenre Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
I'm new to your work, and I have to say it's amazing, I've never seen anything like it, and I would love to know how it's done. What do you make the skeletons out of? How do you get the faces so expressive? How do you decide what you're going to make next?
RowmonNya Featured By Owner 2 days ago
you have some mad skills !
really love your creatures, especially your raccoons! 
keep up the good work 
tempestofazure Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That Hong Kong story true? If so that is quite impressive, as is your collection of works. Hope you continue to enjoy your craft as much as I enjoy seeing it.
Wood-Splitter-Lee Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Yes that actually happened. :D  And thank you! :thanks:
ShadowThorn2000 Featured By Owner 3 days ago…
Have you seen this yet?
Wood-Splitter-Lee Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Oh how lovely, thank you for letting me know. :thanks:
ShadowThorn2000 Featured By Owner 2 days ago
No problem, Lee! :D I love your work. Your creations look so real, like you'd find them in the wild! They're beautiful! I wish I could by one, but alas I have no money... :(
kittenroseabby Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member Hobbyist Artist
AMAZING. JUST AMAZING. the sculptures are SSSSOOOOOO realistic!!!!!!! Love Meow :3 :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: 
SilverSunGraphics Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member Student General Artist
I understand. Keep up the excellent work!
Astral-Agonoficus Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
The fact that you are self taught makes your work even more impressive than it already is! Such amazing and beautiful creatures! :heart:
lexiecami Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Your fluffy weighted creatures are so adorable!! If i had the money, i would buy all of them oh gosh they look so realistic!!!! ;A;
TamberElla Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Oh my gosh you make the most incredible creatures! I'm awestruck :heart: :love:
sleepysquidgirl Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member
I am absolutely in awe of your beautiful works. Heart 
SilverSunGraphics Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member Student General Artist
Wow. O_o. I would love to make some art of your creatures. May I? I would credit you for the design and of course the art would be yours to do what you want with.
Wood-Splitter-Lee Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
I'm happy you enjoy them! But sorry I do not allow their designs to be reused in any way shape or form! :tighthug:
Gi-Saggiomo Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member Hobbyist Writer
Your work is one of the most impressive and awesome things I ever saw.. I hope somedayI can afford one (Also, just out of curiosity, would you be willing to send one of those to Brazil? I know it's a pain (believe me, I know, our mailing services sucks and I do understand why lots of sellers doesn~t even think about sending stuff here, but... Just in case... Someday, who knows).

Also, please, let me watch you, being able to watch those marvelous creatures really inspire me.
Thanks *Free Icon/Emote* Pusheen (So exciting!)  
Wood-Splitter-Lee Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Hello! I'm happy you enjoy them. The Poseable Creatures are only available as one of a kinds through weekly Auction Adoptions here:… They have all been sold accept for the special creature made for this week. Just press the "watch" button there (and or here) to receive an instant notification whenever a new Poseable creatures is available for Auction Adoption! Best of luck and I hope you can be the winner of a very special adoption very soon! And yes quite a few have gone to Brazil!
Gi-Saggiomo Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member Hobbyist Writer
Yeah, I believe. I'm certainly going to keep an ye on them/you!

Thanks for your attention, they're wonderful, you're amazing! <3

See ya ^^
mykelqg-14 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
You have an awesome work!!!.. I love you :happybounce: Heart 
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