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Poseidon's Face (second feature)

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Project by Dilo Marcio Fernandino posted 04-05-2010 01:25 AM 8367 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 04-05-2010 01:32 AM

Great job Dilo, looks just like that era.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#2 posted 04-05-2010 02:22 AM

well done … I like it

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

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#3 posted 04-05-2010 03:23 AM

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

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com

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#4 posted 04-05-2010 03:56 AM

Fantastic!

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

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#5 posted 04-05-2010 04:33 AM

Another masterful work of art!

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

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#6 posted 04-05-2010 06:07 AM

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 04-05-2010 12:56 PM

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

impressive.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#8 posted 04-05-2010 03:02 PM

Hi Debbie,

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

Dilo

-- Dilo

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#9 posted 04-05-2010 03:18 PM

Wonderful carving Dilo!

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

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#10 posted 04-05-2010 05:37 PM

amazing, as always.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#11 posted 04-05-2010 10:09 PM

Wonderful character! Thanks for sharing.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#12 posted 04-06-2010 02:29 AM

Lindo mesmo. O senhor é talentoso demais.

-- sswilcox, Oregon

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#13 posted 04-13-2010 04:39 PM

great work as always
thank´s for sharing it

Dennis

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