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Blog entry by Jim Earl posted 09-30-2013 11:11 PM 714 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A while ago I ask you to come up with new ideas for me to use my talent. One of you said to try nature, tree’s animals, then someone said Turkeys, OK I spent two days looking for the right picture. Then three days to come the stage I am now, I will try and go through each stage. and show how I come up t it. Stage one, looking for the right picture;

Stage two was putting the pattern onto wood;

and the third stage is doing the burning itself. I found a process which is, outlining the picture with white pencil, it really helps out on the picture itself.

Now comes the forth and fifth stage. I try and get my burnings done before I go through and make each frame.

then finish it off with the poly and lacquered.. I have one more picture to do then I can start on making the frames.

-- Jim Earl http://www.myspace.com/earle5



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gwolfe1977

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#1 posted 10-01-2013 04:37 PM

Looking good Jim. Can’t wait to see it finished.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#2 posted 10-01-2013 04:42 PM

Very nice Jim.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 10-03-2013 11:58 PM

Burn baby burn…. Nice one Jim.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#4 posted 10-06-2013 07:46 AM

Looks real good so far Jim.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 10-06-2013 09:50 PM

Well tomorrow seems to be the day I have been waiting for. weatherman says sun shining and no or little rain for a few days. This is what I need t start making my frames and finish off my burnings. so everyone keep your fingers crossed that I have pleasant weather to start my finish stage.

-- Jim Earl http://www.myspace.com/earle5

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