The merchant of barrels

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Project by MariyaArts posted 02-04-2012 10:24 PM 1434 views 4 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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“The parable for the donkey, the carrot and the stick in action!”

Material: Boxwood and Walnut wood
Measurements:14.17”/9.84 (36cm/25cm)


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#1 posted 02-04-2012 10:31 PM

Mariya, you do such beautiful work! Are you self taught?

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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#2 posted 02-04-2012 11:10 PM

Again another work of beautiful art!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 02-04-2012 11:11 PM

Yes I am! Absolutely self taught. :)


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#4 posted 02-04-2012 11:11 PM

I love it. You can look at it for a long time and constantly find new details. Makes me feel humbled and uplifted at the same time. Thanks for sharing another masterpiece.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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#5 posted 02-04-2012 11:43 PM

These works of yours are very intriguing to see. They call you forward to explore and enjoy…......Very cool…...................

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

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#6 posted 02-05-2012 12:28 AM

Another wonderful carving to be very proud of, fantastic work.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 02-05-2012 01:33 AM

Masterful! Absolutely love your work.

-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#8 posted 02-05-2012 02:28 AM

The whole thing is lovely , but my favorite part is the frame .

-- Anybody can break something it takes skill to make or repair stuff .

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#9 posted 02-05-2012 06:23 AM

That is simply amazing… I have never tried to carve, but 3 dimensional thinking is tough for me. Any suggestions on getting started in carving?

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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#10 posted 02-05-2012 07:38 AM

Each one of your postings seems to outdo the last, your skill is amazing.
Thank you for sharing your work.

-- "certified sawdust maker"

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#11 posted 02-05-2012 10:36 AM

I am too far by the idea to give suggestions,(I myself have to learn so much more) but I would say to trust to your inner sense, he will never let you down.
Everything is built into the process of the work, based on experience – error!


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#12 posted 02-05-2012 03:24 PM

Haha, you should see my errors! I will try what you suggest and post them as the antithesis of your beautiful work. ;-) I first need to see what tools are needed.

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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#13 posted 02-05-2012 05:03 PM

Your work is truly amazing. Beautiful piece.

-- Tom D

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#14 posted 02-06-2012 01:39 PM

the contrast of woods make it eye popping. Really great work.

-- Have a great day.

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#15 posted 02-06-2012 07:03 PM

Stunning work, as always Maryia!

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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