Lady in Silk Scarf

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Project by Amcarver posted 02-27-2010 12:39 AM 2068 views 2 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Carved from life sculpture I produced. Sculpture was wrapped in Silk to use as a model. My attempt here is to blend my clay sculpture studies with woodcarving. I chose to wrap her in silk to add an element of drapery to the figure. I am a lover of Classic European Woodcarving and I wanted to mimic this in the carving.

-- E.R. Bunn,

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#1 posted 02-27-2010 12:50 AM

I like that a lot. I want to do a life size Cougar out of Sypracuse or some other outdoor wood to sit a top of a fountain.


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#2 posted 02-27-2010 01:09 AM

Sounds like a great idea. I once knew a chainsaw carver who carved one out of Catalpa.

-- E.R. Bunn,

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#3 posted 02-27-2010 01:23 AM

Wow! Good work on the drapery. I’d say that you’re blending the clay and wood studies quite well.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#4 posted 02-27-2010 02:57 AM

Really, really nice. I am new to carving, so I can appreciate the level of skill to pull this off. Thanks for sharing …

-- patience is a virtue ... in woodworking, cooking, and life in general

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 02-27-2010 03:41 AM


Incredible work. So glad that you joined LJ’s to share your inspirational projects with us.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#6 posted 02-27-2010 04:07 AM

Spectacular work. Thanks for joining and sharing. I’m looking forward to future projects.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#7 posted 02-27-2010 04:17 AM

Very cool, welcome to LJ’s.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#8 posted 02-27-2010 04:17 AM

Nice job!! elcome to LJ.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#9 posted 02-27-2010 04:24 AM

Very impressive work. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 02-27-2010 07:53 AM

Amazing carving work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#11 posted 02-27-2010 12:50 PM

Beautiful! Great job. Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Dennis Zongker

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 02-27-2010 02:54 PM

WOW. Great job on ths one.

I see you’re just up the road from me.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 02-27-2010 03:04 PM

I think you are down the shore? I was looking at your site. I will have to spend some time looking at your vacuum press. The trouble is there is so much information on this site that you could spend all of your time here. I have a days work to do so I better get started. Thanks for the nice comments and for sharing.

-- E.R. Bunn,

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#14 posted 02-28-2010 05:36 AM

i am very impressed. love the carving. you want to come give me lessons? lol

very very nice.

-- pat,ohio...

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#15 posted 02-28-2010 09:10 PM

Well that’s on a different level from the old men carvings, WOW, she’s fabulous! Great project…............

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

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