|Project by Dan'um Style||posted 09-24-2007 04:26 AM||2050 views||0 times favorited||13 comments|
Antiqued gold finish frame inspired by a violin maker I met on vacation in Ames Iowa a couple weeks ago.
In addition to handcrafting and restoring violins he hung his own original paintings in his shop. This frame design is inspired by his framing work.
Mortise and tennon constructed frame is made with pine from Lowes, southern birch, fir half round molding, wood filler and gold metallic paint.
Framed stoneware tile. Antique bronze acid patina finish.
All my tiles start as mahogany relief woodcarvings,then … made into plaster molds, pressed stoneware clay and kiln fired to 2375
Carved the mahogany master for the landscape tile based on a pen and ink drawing given to me by world renowned author, artist, illustrator and sculptor,Bill Nelson.
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