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Flamenco Dancer - "Flowing with the root".

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Project by Eli Adamit posted 09-11-2012 08:52 AM 1273 views 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Flamenco Dancer – “Flowing with the root”.

Wood: Citrus Root
Stands at 32 CM height, (about 13’‘).

-- Eli Adamit, Israel





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 09-11-2012 08:53 AM

A work of art, really nice work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 09-11-2012 09:15 AM

Very nicely done

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

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#3 posted 09-11-2012 12:15 PM

So Beautiful!!
Graceful and Elegant!
Great work you have a lot of talent and skill.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#4 posted 09-11-2012 12:23 PM

Very nice work.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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#5 posted 09-11-2012 12:27 PM

Absolutely beautiful.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 09-11-2012 09:10 PM

Stunning artistry!
Excellent work on it.

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#7 posted 09-11-2012 09:40 PM

Lovely. It so nice the way the dancer flows out of the wood. Great artistry and craftsmanship.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 09-11-2012 10:00 PM

You have a great eye for the wood. I imagine the Citrus root inspired you because the dress is just so perfectly fitting for the wood.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Eli Adamit

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#9 posted 09-12-2012 12:42 AM

Thank you all for your comments, so far.
Mark The Fiddler, I attached here the photo of the piece of root before I started to work in order to complete what was in your imagination.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#10 posted 09-12-2012 01:45 AM

Eli,
What you have seen in the root is incredible. I could never have seen it the way you did. Thank you very much for showing your “blank”.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Eli Adamit

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#11 posted 09-12-2012 07:42 AM

Mark, when I saw the “wave” of the wood, immediately I saw in my imagination the dancer cloth in the while she is rotating fast, but my concern was the question if I have enough material for the legs, hands and head at the right proportions and the right place. All this sculpture stands on one shoe of 3.1CM X 1.3CM (about 1.24” X 0.54”). There was an area which was burned a little bit as you may see in the above picture.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#12 posted 09-12-2012 07:44 AM

Yet another great work of art :)

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Eli Adamit

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#13 posted 09-12-2012 08:08 AM

Thank you Jony :)

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#14 posted 09-13-2012 02:05 PM

Beautiful!
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 09-13-2012 02:19 PM

A very nice piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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