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Maple hollow form measuring approximately 5 inches wide by 8 inches tall. Carved textured and finished with acrylics.
All comments and critiques are welcomed and appreciated.
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#1 posted 07-05-2012 11:43 AM
Another great project Joe, it would appear that the acrylic is built up on the surface. If so how did you do it? You are certainly cutting edge…
Thanks for sharing
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
#2 posted 07-05-2012 11:50 AM
Thanks Chuck. Actually the acrylic is used as layers of glaze. The opening was carved and then textured using an Automach reciprocating carver and a Foredom rotary carver.
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#3 posted 07-05-2012 01:15 PM
How, what, if, ummm , I’m speechless. It’s awesome!
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#4 posted 07-05-2012 03:15 PM
Hi wonderful work. finish spot on, the shape good and just enough texturing well done Regards Roger
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#5 posted 07-05-2012 06:21 PM
Joe, I really like this piece. Your died finishes are amazing, but I love the natural look of this piece.
-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.
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#6 posted 07-05-2012 07:10 PM
Nice vessel. To a West Coaster, it looks like a purple starfish on the top – cool !
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#7 posted 07-05-2012 07:30 PM
WOW, that’s really fantastic!
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#8 posted 07-06-2012 02:22 AM
Your work is always so beautifull formed Joe Pete
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#9 posted 07-07-2012 03:45 AM
Great art as usual.
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#10 posted 07-22-2012 05:10 PM
Joe, Your projects are breathtaking. You must have the patience of a saint. I love the layered effect. Don
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