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Material: Boxwood and Walnut woodMeasurements: 6.3”/5.31” or 16cm/13.5cm
Jun 13, 2012
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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. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
#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!, http://www.witzkewood.com
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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 UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!
#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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