"Breaking Forth as Maple" --by RusticWoodArt

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Blog entry by frank posted 04-08-2008 02:07 PM 915 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Breaking Forth as Maple

....and so out of the ground i arose,
sugar maple beauty of be-holden sweetness,
orange and garnet shellac with brushed on effect,
all burnished with hands tuned to fine steel wool

Thank you.

” smart, work safe, and live, to work the wood….”

-- --frank, NH,

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 04-08-2008 02:20 PM


You certainly have an “eye” for the inner beauty of wood. I am not so sure I would have looked at the original piece and saw simply some firewood. Being “artistically challenged” does impose limitation with respect to seeing the hidden beauty of wood but I am beginning learn to listen to it.

Thanks for the inspiration and the post as well.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 04-09-2008 04:24 PM

there are some images within the grain and texture there…will certainly be full of is the artist himself.

Thanks for the post.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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