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Project by muniart posted 1851 days ago 1233 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece was completed a few years ago. I used the pic for the postcard for a show I did in Wooster Ohio.
The wood is Florida Red Cedar with a formica base.I wish I had a picture of the piece when I started it. Not at all like you see it now. About 75 % of it was removed. The conical holes I put in it give it a life form. In one of the details you san see my name appearing within it. It is truly a mystical piece, dreamlike and whispy . It very much reminded me of the Shakespear classic. Most of my abstract work you will find is a product of the wood dictacting to me where to cut and shape. I have no idea of where i will go with the piece or how it will eventually turn out. About 90% into the work I usualy see the final outcome. At that point it is just smoothing and rounding, making sure the are no straight or flat areas. My mantra is the s-curve. I loved working this pice especially because of that great cedar aroma.

-- A world without wood is chaos





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George Barreras

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#1 posted 1851 days ago

This is truly a wonderful piece of art.

-- Nubs,Reserve

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mtnwild

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#2 posted 1851 days ago

Fantastic!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#3 posted 1851 days ago

oh my!!!
You are right – you need to take “before” pictures.

Just stunning!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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hObOmOnk

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#4 posted 1851 days ago

The ability to reveal the art within the wood is the art.

I looked at your website and now I am a fan.

Thank you for sharing and inspiring.

-- 温故知新

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#5 posted 1748 days ago

WOW. how do you even go about doing someting like this? PLEASE show some before pics at least!

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mmh

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#6 posted 1739 days ago

Very “whispy” and dramatic.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#7 posted 1739 days ago

A remarkable piece it looks like wood doing ballet

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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smoke

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#8 posted 1601 days ago

i’d have to agree with hobomonk, and what you create is art. i’d love to sit and watch you work your ideas out into form

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