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Here are some carvings that have a coat of oil on them to seal the basswood. Next stop, the paint table. Thanks.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---





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lew

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#1 posted 02-16-2017 01:46 AM

You are absolutely amazing!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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majuvla

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#2 posted 02-16-2017 06:21 AM

Sure they will look great painted!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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jim65

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#3 posted 02-16-2017 08:12 AM

Fantastic! Very nice carvings. You have been busy!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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hunter71

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#4 posted 02-16-2017 11:07 AM

Good looking bunch to hang around the paint table with.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Justin Gordon

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#5 posted 02-16-2017 12:27 PM

Great characters, Mike. I love their eyes. Looking your other projects can I make a suggestion while in the paint shop? “Drybrushing”. Examples: old man beards get a base color of light grey and a drybrush of white for highlights; young man beards get a base color of dark brown or black and a drybrush or light brown or tan; shirts and pants get a base color of choice then a faint drybrush of light blue, light green, white, or light grey for highlights.

When I painted my Christmas Elf it was bland and missing something until I put on highlights on the clothes. I drybrushed a light sage green and the colors and character just popped.

Just a suggestion.

-- Justin@ElwinDesigns.com

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recycle1943

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#6 posted 02-16-2017 03:09 PM

As usual, very nice and now imho the hard part

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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PaulDoug

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#7 posted 02-16-2017 03:30 PM

Oh, how I envy you guys with the carving talents. Those are really great. I guess I just do no have the hand eye coordination for it. I love them.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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MShort

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#8 posted 02-16-2017 04:24 PM

Thanks everyone.

Justin, Thank you for you continued suggestions as they help me get better at what I am doing. I would not be were I am at carving without the suggestions and help from others. I love all of your work and creations. Thanks for always will to advise others.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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ClaudeF

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#9 posted 02-16-2017 05:58 PM

Excellent work, Mike!

Claude

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/ClaudesWoodcarving

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ralbuck

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#10 posted 02-16-2017 06:06 PM

What a crew!

I envy your skill; great work!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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peteg

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#11 posted 02-16-2017 08:02 PM

Always love seeing your Little folk Mike, :-)
pete

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

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firefighterontheside

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#12 posted 02-17-2017 04:28 AM

These are great Mike! Do I see a firefighter?

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 02-17-2017 04:32 AM

Great looking bunch of characters

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Sasha

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#14 posted 02-17-2017 08:43 AM

I am excited. Bravo….... THEY are live…..

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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Sasha

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#15 posted 02-17-2017 08:47 AM

To paint with Nenado’s paints…. You will spoil….

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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