|Project by SilverFoxArt||posted 03-29-2008 10:54 PM||1295 views||0 times favorited||9 comments|
I did this last fall, but haven’t posted it here yet. this is burned in birch ply. it is 20”x24” and I use a detail master with a medium rounded skew. All my work is done with just the one tip. This piece is an original.
I know some wood carvers that don’t care for my feathers because they aren’t realistic, but I was going for a more styalized look with them than a realistic one… I was more interested in the design and pose of the bird because of what the picture is suposed to represent.
I made this picture twice, I have a simpler 8×10 version and wanted to redo it. I made it after becoming disabled and I had to retire at 30 after working as an comercial/industrial electrician for 10 years. That is when I started wood burning. I felt like my health condition was like being tied to a stump… but while the birds teather is “Unbroken” so is his spirit.
-- Mel, Utah, SilverFoxArt.com