Horses, Herd, Plains, Prairie, Lightning on the Plains

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Project by scrollingmom posted 09-19-2011 02:43 AM 1524 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I first saw this picture I knew I wanted to make it. Some things just hit you like that, you just know. It may not be the most diffiicult picture that I have done, but I do like it. This picture is very delicate with the lightning coming down from the sky, but the glass will keep it from getting broke.

It is made out of 1/8” Baltic Birch plywood. The picture is 19 1/2” x 22 1/4”x 3/4”. It is matted with flat black mat and background is also the same.

The picture frame is made of reclaimed barnwood. This frame has some cool looking grain to it as well. I tried to capture it in the picture hope you can see it.

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Pattern by Mick Shambro.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#1 posted 09-19-2011 02:52 AM

Very striking picture!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#2 posted 09-19-2011 03:46 AM

This is really cool Kelly! The lightning is just awesome! So delicate! :)

Great work! Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 09-19-2011 05:23 AM

Nicely Done. You can almost feel the electricity.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#4 posted 09-19-2011 05:43 AM

That is a great picture to scroll out,
The frame suits it very well.
you did a good job on it all.

-- Theresa,

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#5 posted 09-20-2011 12:01 AM

This is awesome!!

-- tt in Delaware

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#6 posted 09-22-2011 09:21 PM

Really nice job!

I would certainly put this under glass – it’s worth it!!!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#7 posted 04-10-2013 12:40 PM

Beautiful work. I notice that you are from Allen, KS. Back when I was on the cutting horse circuit, had some good friends from there.

-- Kepy

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#8 posted 07-01-2013 01:32 AM

Oh my goodness! This is stunning! The positive/negative use of the wood is … WOW! I am new to woodworking/scrolling and was trying to figure out how to incorporate a horizon in a scrolled picture and here it is! I know this has been posted for a while, I still have to say it is beautiful and thanks for sharing!

-- God bless, Candy

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