A Mothers Fortitude

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11×14 Solid 3/4” Pine. Image burned on with my Detail Master. Wanted to do a picture that told a story. I wrote more about it on my web site. in the galleries if you click on the thumbnail of this picture it will talk about it a bit.

-- Mel, Utah,

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#1 posted 12-28-2007 06:53 AM

That is amazing work.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#2 posted 12-28-2007 07:14 AM

Mel…it turned out awsome! I went to your website to read more about it. Love the way you caught the mother’s different expression in each eye differently. The texture of her blouse done in pointillism is very well done, as is all your shading. I’m sure your wife is very proud of this piece. “Keep burning and learning”...hugs..Dannie

-- Danette Smiths Pyrography and Easels -

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#3 posted 12-28-2007 11:43 AM

Wow, I’ve seen a lot of Pyrography here, but this very well be the best I’ve seen personally. Great work.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 12-28-2007 12:14 PM


-- Jiri

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#5 posted 12-28-2007 12:20 PM

That is one fine piece of art. I am envious of your talent.

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#6 posted 12-28-2007 03:13 PM

wow! exellent work

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#7 posted 12-28-2007 03:38 PM

Fantastic piece of artwork!

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

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#8 posted 12-28-2007 04:44 PM

mel. wonderful piece of work. you really captured the expressions. well done.

-- pat,ohio...

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#9 posted 12-28-2007 05:46 PM

That is outstanding!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#10 posted 12-28-2007 06:34 PM

That is art indeed !!

-- Woodworking is not a's a joinery !!!

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#11 posted 12-28-2007 06:37 PM

Beautiful work.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#12 posted 12-28-2007 09:07 PM

I just want to give her a hug!

A beautiful piece. Well done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#13 posted 12-29-2007 03:28 AM

Very nice work… I also looked at your web page. Also nicely done. And I really liked your how to articles. Wood burning is one of those things I have always wanted to try. Thanks for sharing.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#14 posted 12-29-2007 03:49 AM


-- Suliman , Syria, jablah ,

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#15 posted 12-29-2007 05:32 AM

Mel, I am very familiar with that picture,the depression era is a time of great history for the everyday man and woman Americans across the country proved to others and themselves that they could survive despite the odds. I great job on recreating the image.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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