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GREEN HERON - Tupelo bird, carved basswood mount on Mahogany base

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Project by Roman Hrytsak posted 1235 days ago 1187 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had fun carving this bird. Not too many instructions came with the pattern so I winged it using pictures from the internet. I was told that blue and green should never be seen but all the pictures had both colours so I persevered and this is the result. Now all it takes is for the viewer to see a frog just below the lily pad waiting to meet his maker!

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!





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Moron

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#1 posted 1235 days ago

your getting better all the time

nice work

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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mtnwild

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#2 posted 1235 days ago

That is amazing!

So beautiful and natural. Love the waterlilies leaves and the base too.

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

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Rob W

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#3 posted 1234 days ago

Great job

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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saddletramp

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#4 posted 1234 days ago

I’ve seen a lot of these while fishing and your’s looks like the real deal to me. Good job.

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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Roman Hrytsak

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#5 posted 1234 days ago

Thank you all, for the comments. Much appreciated!

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

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stefang

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#6 posted 1234 days ago

Great work on this one Roman. The whole thing looks amazingly realistic.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 821 days ago

Very well done BUD … like the previous man said. It looks lifelike.

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

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