Dolphins visit Ponce De Leon

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Project by Cookie posted 03-24-2011 06:50 PM 1989 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a Pyrography done on Red Cedar
The lighthouse is the Ponce De Leon with my rendition of added scenery, and Dolphins added in the foreground.
It measures 19” tall, and 11” wide.

-- Doris Oakwood Ga

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#1 posted 03-24-2011 07:29 PM

Beautiful, how did you add the color?

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#2 posted 03-24-2011 07:43 PM

Nice composition, use of color and great detail. A really attractive piece.
Good work, I like it :)

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#3 posted 03-24-2011 08:43 PM

Stunning Cookie, I am always blown away at your talent, thanks for sharing.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#4 posted 03-24-2011 09:10 PM

Absolutely WOW!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#5 posted 03-24-2011 09:18 PM

That’s incredible. It looks like an old master’s painting.

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

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#6 posted 03-24-2011 10:33 PM

WOW, beautiful job. Really amazing.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 03-24-2011 10:33 PM

Your work always amazes me. It’s simply stunning, imaginative, and the light hints of color are beautiful! I always look forward to your posts…

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#8 posted 03-24-2011 10:50 PM

Thanks to all of you for the nice comments, this one actually has 2 small splits up through the water, and I smeared some wood glue over the splits to make sure it wouldn’t split more. That smear burned lighter, but it just happened to be in the right spot for a reflection :) I did add a little color to some of the reflection, but not all of it. The color is thinned acrylic paint, it works well, and you can always dab it off if its too much. I find it soaks in quite a bit, so end up painting several times.

-- Doris Oakwood Ga

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#9 posted 03-25-2011 01:17 AM

Beautiful! Very nice feeling…..............

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

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#10 posted 03-25-2011 04:48 AM


This is another beauty!


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#11 posted 03-25-2011 05:06 AM

Beautiful, great job.

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory

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#12 posted 03-25-2011 06:56 AM

Beautiful art

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#13 posted 03-25-2011 01:19 PM

Fantastic work Cookie.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#14 posted 03-25-2011 01:46 PM

WOW, beautiful job. Really amazing work you have done!.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#15 posted 03-25-2011 08:35 PM

Really nice job, I love this one too!

My wife loves lighthouses and we have been to quite a few as shown above!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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