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Poseidon's Face (second feature)

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Project by Dilo Marcio Fernandino posted 1569 days ago 5302 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Dear fellows,

On April 2nd, 2010 I just finished this second feature for the god Poseidon, the king of the seas according to the Greek mythology. This time I intended to endow him with a more humanized face and I also performed some changes in his hair and beard.

I remind you that I had previously made a Mask of Poseidon which was posted here on Jan 06, 2010, showing a more grotesque feature.

It was carved on a 1 3/8 inch thick board of Brazilian “pau marfim” (Balfourodendron riedelianum) that was affixed on a mitred-jointed panel made of true Rio-rosewood (Dalbergia nigra).

The mask dimensions: 12” high, 9” wide
The panel dimensions: 18” high, 15” wide

Regards,

Dilo

-- Dilo





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#1 posted 1569 days ago

Great job Dilo, looks just like that era.

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#2 posted 1569 days ago

well done … I like it

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 1569 days ago

That’s really nice. Was this for a commission, or…?

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#4 posted 1569 days ago

Fantastic!

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

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#5 posted 1569 days ago

Another masterful work of art!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 1569 days ago

im very impressed with this work…lots of time to get it to look so smooth…since you have so to say come out of the closet with your wood work…where has it gone and where is it going….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 1568 days ago

I had to compare the two
Click for details Click for details

impressive.

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#8 posted 1568 days ago

Hi Debbie,

I liked too much your comparison. Congratulations and thank you very much.

Dilo

-- Dilo

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#9 posted 1568 days ago

Wonderful carving Dilo!

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#10 posted 1568 days ago

amazing, as always.

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#11 posted 1568 days ago

Wonderful character! Thanks for sharing.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#12 posted 1568 days ago

Lindo mesmo. O senhor é talentoso demais.

-- sswilcox, Oregon

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#13 posted 1560 days ago

great work as always
thank´s for sharing it

Dennis

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