"Urbi et Orbi". Carving picture from the book of 1888'

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Project by Walther von Einik posted 06-05-2014 03:02 AM 832 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

New order. This is the old picture which means: ’’A missionary of the Middle Ages tells that he had found the point where the sky and the Earth touch..’’. Here is information from Wikipedia about this picture:

This picture was made from basswood; natural woodfinish using natural beeswax, size 15,8’’ X 23,5’’. Color of each picture received as a results of different light and different stages of woodfinish. The last picture is the original one which I needed to carve.


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#1 posted 06-05-2014 03:17 AM

I’m very happy there are such skilled artists putting out such wonderful work to inspire me by.

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#2 posted 06-05-2014 11:27 AM

Simply amazing carving.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 06-05-2014 11:50 AM

Beautiful work as always.
Very glad to see you posting again.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 06-05-2014 12:24 PM

Very, VERY nice.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 06-05-2014 03:39 PM

I would pay for a course taught by you in a heartbeat.

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#6 posted 06-05-2014 05:25 PM

Beautifully done! Nice job on the robe.

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#7 posted 06-05-2014 06:17 PM

A painting brought to life in wood, simply amazing!

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#8 posted 06-05-2014 09:55 PM

A true masterpiece! Thanks for sharing.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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#9 posted 06-06-2014 03:08 AM

Thanks to all for comments!
Also, to Scootles: I’m very seriously about teaching, so very professional concern for teaching process. And think that it couldn’t be fast and short. I don’t teach groups, I take only several people and teach them. But it’s long and then people receive a lot of knowledge. I use European and Russian process for this. And people will know not one thing, but a lot of, and they will can to see beautiful things in nature and understand how to make much.


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