or Join Now!
This piece I carved out of Poplar. It is 2feet tall and 28 1/2 inches wide. I colored it using diluted oil paints and stain.
Mar 21, 2008
home | projects | blog
106 posts in 2565 days
Preview this project card
14477 posts in 2913 days
#1 posted 03-22-2008 05:26 AM
That is outstanding. Beautiful carving and painting.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
958 posts in 2646 days
#2 posted 03-22-2008 05:28 AM
Gorgeous work, Kenneth. Was this a commission or a personal project? Either way, it’s still gorgeous. I am jealous. It’s one of the two areas of woodworking that I am interested in but haven’t yet ventured into—carving and turning.
-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir
27251 posts in 2669 days
#3 posted 03-22-2008 05:28 AM
This is absolutely gorgeous. I feel I should say more but to do so would not add anything of substance. The artistry of the project itself speaks volumes about your skill both as an artist and as a carver.
Thanks for the post.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
3994 posts in 3162 days
#4 posted 03-22-2008 05:29 AM
Stunning! That is an inspirational piece.
396 posts in 2571 days
#5 posted 03-22-2008 06:15 AM
Kenneth, as Dennis said, Stunning. I only wish I had such talents.
I’d like to be in an octopus’ garden, in the shade.
-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles
4440 posts in 2810 days
#6 posted 03-22-2008 02:25 PM
Very well done
-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon
11295 posts in 2722 days
#7 posted 03-22-2008 02:30 PM
Well, you do go for the details, don’t you? This is a wonderful carving.
146 posts in 2577 days
#8 posted 03-22-2008 05:54 PM
Beautiful work,gorgeous carving.
3441 posts in 2722 days
#9 posted 03-22-2008 06:54 PM
Incredible! I love it.
-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com
10262 posts in 2836 days
#10 posted 03-22-2008 08:56 PM
That’s a great job of carving!
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
#11 posted 03-22-2008 11:17 PM
To all of you thank you for of your encourging comments. To J.C. this was a personal project that I was working on to present to a gallery in town.
20083 posts in 2698 days
#12 posted 03-23-2008 12:19 AM
Beautiful work Kenneth, great detail.
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
98 posts in 2578 days
#13 posted 03-23-2008 01:14 AM
Hi Kenneth, glad you made it to Lumberjocks. I love this piece, actually I like all your work. You are a fantastic carver. I didnt realize you were also carving poplar. Is that the wood you usually use?Doris
-- Doris Oakwood Ga
#14 posted 03-23-2008 06:26 AM
Hey Doris (Cookie),
I started off carving in poplar and most of my earlier pieces are carved out of poplar. I’m branching out trying different woods. I am currently working on some pieces in Mahogany and Lord willing after that I will work on my biggest piece to date which will be made out of basswood. Thanks again for introducing me to lumberjocks.com
8135 posts in 2615 days
#15 posted 07-09-2008 03:52 AM
Wow! This is truely an amazing work of art. Thank you for sharing.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
View all comments »
showing 1 through 15 of 27 comments
Go to Pulse page »
©2015 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics