LumberJocks

Butternut "Braving Storm" Native American Carving

  • Advertise with us
Project by FuseCraft posted 10-20-2016 05:24 PM 1369 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a 3 day seminar with Jeff Phares at the American Woodcarving & Art School in Wayne, NJ. It took me every Saturday for 4 months to complete after the seminar.





14 comments so far

View ohwoodeye's profile

ohwoodeye

1778 posts in 2660 days


#1 posted 10-20-2016 05:27 PM

My goodness. Incredible job.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

9431 posts in 2374 days


#2 posted 10-20-2016 06:02 PM

What an amaizing facial expression! His face looks so realistic. Impressive carving skill!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View Ron Aylor's profile (online now)

Ron Aylor

498 posts in 154 days


#3 posted 10-20-2016 06:17 PM

Well that was three days well spent, but I have a feeling you were quite the artist before the seminar. As an embalmer/restorative artist I know the difficulty in achieving realism with clay and wax … this level of realism in wood is absolutely amazing. Most impressive!

-- Ron, Lilburn, GA

View FuseCraft's profile

FuseCraft

16 posts in 1003 days


#4 posted 10-20-2016 06:23 PM

Thank you for the kind words.

View Northwest29's profile

Northwest29

1521 posts in 1997 days


#5 posted 10-20-2016 07:38 PM

Super great facial expression. I think it was well worth the time you spent on it.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

View Dark_Lightning's profile

Dark_Lightning

2644 posts in 2615 days


#6 posted 10-20-2016 08:42 PM

Wow! Nice!

-- Random Orbital Nailer

View trimtrac004's profile

trimtrac004

5 posts in 2160 days


#7 posted 10-21-2016 12:08 AM

nice, very nice

View ralbuck's profile

ralbuck

2250 posts in 1773 days


#8 posted 10-21-2016 05:28 AM

SUPERB!

-- just rjR

View muesli's profile

muesli

236 posts in 1015 days


#9 posted 10-21-2016 08:16 AM

To me, he looks like he is starting to say something in the next second. Wonderful carving!

View hunter71's profile

hunter71

2791 posts in 2693 days


#10 posted 10-21-2016 10:46 AM

Woha, great carving.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

View Dustin's profile

Dustin

163 posts in 247 days


#11 posted 10-21-2016 01:24 PM

There are professional animators using thousands of dollars worth of hardware and software that can’t pull off that level of realism! Outstanding work!

-- "Ladies, if your husband says he'll get to it, he'll get to it. No need to remind him about it every 6 months."

View mpounders's profile

mpounders

823 posts in 2402 days


#12 posted 10-21-2016 04:54 PM

Nice! I’ve always wanted to carve with Jeff.

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

View USAFPOL's profile

USAFPOL

122 posts in 1557 days


#13 posted 10-24-2016 02:07 AM

Impressive, still don’t understand how people can carve like that…I can’t even write my name legibly:-)

View FuseCraft's profile

FuseCraft

16 posts in 1003 days


#14 posted 10-24-2016 12:11 PM

Thank you all! Now what to do next?

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