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Project by Moron posted 08-07-2012 04:57 PM 1230 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Its a 1/4 scale carving of an Arctic Ptarmigan. Carved from Tupelo, painted in acrylics, set on a fake chunk of stone made from particle board. Just a little touch up and its done.

Cheers

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso





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Lidiya Blaznina

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#1 posted 08-07-2012 05:29 PM

Very beautiful work !!!

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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#2 posted 08-07-2012 05:57 PM

Good looking Arctic Ptarmigan !

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#3 posted 08-07-2012 07:02 PM

very nice carving!

-- steve...e-mail-themantelshop@hotmail.com........remember,the best teacher is repetition.

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#4 posted 08-07-2012 08:19 PM

Thank you kindly.

Might have to make a quail, full size. certainly enough specimens wandering the grounds

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#5 posted 08-07-2012 11:59 PM

Wow! Love the detail. I believe many an arctic fox would be fooled! Great job.

-- Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.

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#6 posted 08-08-2012 12:53 AM

Thanks Chip : ))

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#7 posted 08-08-2012 02:25 AM

Nice carving and painting : )

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#8 posted 08-08-2012 02:27 AM

Thanks Moment

I get impatient with painting but I am at least getting better at the patience part : )

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#9 posted 08-08-2012 02:49 AM

That is real like .Wonderful carving I may say .

-- Kiefer 松

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#10 posted 08-08-2012 02:56 AM

Thanks Kiefer

Appreciate the kind words : ))

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#11 posted 08-08-2012 03:45 AM

Great job!

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#12 posted 08-08-2012 04:01 AM

Thanks Dusty

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#13 posted 08-08-2012 10:32 AM

super!

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#14 posted 08-08-2012 11:34 AM

Wow, that is really life-like. Beautiful job on this!

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#15 posted 08-08-2012 08:50 PM

beautiful carving. Your pictures and background make it look real!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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