Saint George

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Project by MariyaArts posted 06-13-2012 10:43 AM 1599 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Material: Boxwood and Walnut wood
Measurements: 6.3”/5.31” or 16cm/13.5cm


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#1 posted 06-13-2012 11:29 AM

Awesome Mariya, I love that piece! I like how you used the bark. Did you have any problems with the bark flaking off?

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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#2 posted 06-13-2012 11:35 AM

Beautifully done Mariya. The whole composition works perfectly together.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 06-13-2012 11:41 AM

Oh my! Mariya!!! Wow! As always. I’m glad to see you have solved your posting problems. Another fine, fine carving. You’re amazing.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 06-13-2012 11:50 AM

Thank you so much!

No, I have no problems with the bark flaking off.
First I carefully cut out the unnecessary bark by the model ,and before started work I cover only the bark with primer . Bark of boxwood is healthy, just as a boxwood .


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#5 posted 06-13-2012 12:16 PM

Another beautiful carving, Mariya. Very well done.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 06-13-2012 12:29 PM

It’s almost redundant, but it is a beautiful piece as always. You’re work has such a personal touch that makes it special.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 06-13-2012 01:10 PM

love it more then I can do vary good work

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#8 posted 06-13-2012 01:44 PM


-- Cheers and God Bless

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#9 posted 06-13-2012 01:53 PM


-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!,

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#10 posted 06-13-2012 02:00 PM

stunning just absolute stunning carving Mariya,St George a noble warrior that kept his faith till death

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#11 posted 06-13-2012 04:51 PM

Hi Mariya,
I’m happy to see you have resolved your posting issue.

Your Saint George is beautiful. The fine detail draws you into the piece.

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

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#12 posted 06-13-2012 04:59 PM

Yes, I found a solution thanks to you friends!


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#13 posted 06-13-2012 06:21 PM

Gorgeous work. The detail work couldn’t be better. The grain of the boxwood doesn’t distract from the subject. Wonderful!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#14 posted 06-13-2012 11:09 PM

Another great piece, very good work!

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#15 posted 06-13-2012 11:15 PM

Beautiful! I love the flow of the action. Another victory!

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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