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Project by Dan'um Style posted 09-23-2008 03:02 AM 2359 views 2 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another look into my Haunted Forest

Framed stoneware tile frieze in bronze finish.
Quartersawn white oak.
All my tiles start as mahogany relief woodcarvings,then … made into plaster molds, pressed stoneware clay and kiln fired to 2375

Bronze acid patina finish is produced similar to “David Marks” DIY techniques . I use a combination of materials but a good place to start is /:http://www.sculptnouveau.com.

All works of quality must bear a price in proportion to the skill, time expense and risk attending to their invention and manufacture. Those things called dear, are, when justly estimated, the cheapest. They are attended with much less profit to the artist then those things which everbody calls cheap.

This one is on display and for sale at Funke Fired Arts Gallery in Cincinnati.

http://www.funkefiredarts.com/gallery/

Several other pieces may be seen and are for sale at Beauverre/ Riordan Gallery in Middletown

http://beauverre.net/

Thanks for the idea Grumpy … here is a link to blog about making my tiles.

So far there are 4 in the ….. 100 pounds of clay …. series.

First one … link
Here is the 2nd … link

3rd .... link

and the forth …. link

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain





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SawDustnSplinters

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#1 posted 09-23-2008 03:20 AM

I am completely speechless….at the awesome talent you have, bro…when I was in the military stationed in the Panama Canal back in 78 , I used to hang out at the USAF Rec/Ceramics Shop alot on base..but never, ever thought about something like that..awesome medium…and off the charts artistry….you are truly an artist my friend…

Be Well my Friend…

-- Frank, Dallas,TX , http://www.allthingsrustix.com , “I have a REALLY BIG chainsaw”

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Grumpy

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#2 posted 09-23-2008 03:29 AM

Great work Dan. That sounds like a very complex process, might be worth a how to blog. Excellent result.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Bigbuck

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#3 posted 09-23-2008 03:31 AM

Very nice job, as usual.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Denappy

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#4 posted 09-23-2008 04:15 AM

Wonderful work! Thank you for sharing, would love to see it more!

-- -=Den

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Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 09-23-2008 04:26 AM

Beautiful art work!!! Thanks for posting.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 09-23-2008 04:52 AM

Beautiful as always, Dan!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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trifern

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#7 posted 09-23-2008 05:24 AM

Awesome stuff Dan. You combine two of my favorite mediums. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Max

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#8 posted 09-23-2008 07:09 AM

Dan, Great craftsmanship and artistry. Really like the levels in the frame..

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#9 posted 09-23-2008 01:34 PM

Very nice Dan.

I especially like the designs you come up with, in your unique looking frames.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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roselle

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#10 posted 09-23-2008 02:07 PM

.....its creepy…. but it looks really awesome…..wow…

-- dokiselle

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TomFran

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#11 posted 09-23-2008 02:47 PM

Dan, These creations of yours are just plain “beautiful!”

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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hObOmOnk

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#12 posted 09-23-2008 03:23 PM

Dan:

We’re doing gallery hops this week.
I’ll stop by the Funke and have a look.

-- 温故知新

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Chardt

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#13 posted 09-23-2008 05:11 PM

Really great work Dan! Those are incredible.

-- When my wife ask's what I have to show for my wood working hobby, I just show her the splinters.

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#14 posted 09-23-2008 05:16 PM

Dan your work is the tops!

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daveintexas

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#15 posted 09-23-2008 06:35 PM

That is some super stuff. Bet the gallaries draw lots of interest.

Thanks for posting

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