Follow along with DIY expert J. Pickens as he learns a variety of creative trades, from ice sculpting to cake decorating to pottery making.

Sculpting an Ice Throne

Jason becomes the Ice Prince after sculpting his throne from ice.

About the Host

J. Pickens

Host of’s The Work Around, J. Pickens is a designer, fabricator, and maker who creates work filled with a spirit of adventure, discovery, and history. His career has been enviably diverse and features everything from movie prop building to high end interior design. In spite of his Brooklyn, NY location, J. can’t deny his roots in the Deep South and loves all things fishing and outdoors.