LumberJocks

Cavorting Dolphins! - Amur Cherry, Walnut Base

  • Advertise with us
Project by Roman Hrytsak posted 08-16-2014 02:26 PM 901 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mom and her young ‘uns just having fun!
This is a prototype for my power carving class I’ll be offering at our Lee Valley Tool store at the end of September.
I wanted to challenge the students to project fluidity and motion. The dolphins are stylized and the wood grain is prominent. Looking forward to some fun with my class.
Cheerio,
Roman

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!





9 comments so far

View Spoontaneous's profile

Spoontaneous

1319 posts in 2049 days


#1 posted 08-16-2014 02:44 PM

Nice work, Roman. I’d like to take your class. A couple of years ago my sister asked me to make her a spoon with a dolphin on it and I keep putting it off. Great selection (contrast) of wood, too.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

View shipwright's profile

shipwright

5216 posts in 1517 days


#2 posted 08-16-2014 07:08 PM

You have the fluid motion Roman. I love them.
...... but they aren’t wearing boots …... ??? :-)

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

View jaykaypur's profile

jaykaypur

3424 posts in 1127 days


#3 posted 08-16-2014 07:41 PM

Beautiful job and the tomato plant looks great too. The grains of the woods and how they flow with the sculpting is very well done.

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

View peteg's profile

peteg

2973 posts in 1542 days


#4 posted 08-16-2014 09:37 PM

That would be a great class to be part of Roman :)
These guys are certainly having fun, I like the head on shot as if you looking over the back of the boat at the chase.
Top work as always
cheers Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

View MarkTheFiddler's profile

MarkTheFiddler

1837 posts in 907 days


#5 posted 08-17-2014 02:15 AM

Stunning work. A true masterpiece.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

View Hawaiilad's profile

Hawaiilad

2136 posts in 1740 days


#6 posted 08-17-2014 08:30 AM

Roman, your work just puts a smile on my face. Something I could look at for ever

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

View Roman Hrytsak's profile

Roman Hrytsak

503 posts in 1405 days


#7 posted 08-17-2014 04:57 PM

Good morning Larry,
Thanks for the compliment. I am glad I provided you with some joy. I also get a lot of comfort and pleasure in making these wooden things.
Yesterday was a bad day for me but I climbed out of the hole for some fresh air and this morning I designed another boot project where I plan to incorporate a few new things to express a new image of creativity.
Now it’s back to the design table.

Cheerio, Roman

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

View Hawaiilad's profile

Hawaiilad

2136 posts in 1740 days


#8 posted 08-17-2014 05:51 PM

Roman, I do understand having bad days.. For me woodwork can be the fix all band aid that makes problems easier to solve. I would love one day to set with you and learn from a master carver.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

View Roger's profile

Roger

15039 posts in 1523 days


#9 posted 08-24-2014 09:05 PM

That is superb! WowZa!

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase