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this reminds me of a frosty window at night, with branches slowly moving in a very slight breeze. A little something different..a thru spiral form with acrylics. I get a great feeling of calm when i look at this..hope you do too.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 09-13-2012 12:17 PM

Wow, Michelle! This is my absolute favorite of your pieces to date! Calm, flowing and beautiful! I actually ‘gasped’ when I saw it. You constantly amaze me with your scope and vision. Just outstanding!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#2 posted 09-13-2012 12:25 PM

good morning Sheila..your check is in the mail!!! HAHAAAAA.. All kidding aside, thanks for the kind thoughts about my piece.

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#3 posted 09-13-2012 01:08 PM

A feeling of calm is given by this little masterpiece in its finished form, but looking at that top surface of the
bowl, with those unsupported pieces, would have given me a very quiet case of tension while making it,
almost afraid to breathe because of my tendency to break fragile items. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 78 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 09-13-2012 01:50 PM

Very cool piece, Michelle! Do you have any shots of how it is made?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 09-13-2012 02:16 PM

That is really nice…! I love the flowing cirve around the perimeter and the finish is 1st class also…

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#6 posted 09-13-2012 02:59 PM

That is the most impressive turning that I’ve seen in a long time. I assume that it is wood but it almost looks like glass. very nice! Can you share the finishing process?

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need

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#7 posted 09-13-2012 03:02 PM

Very nice!

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Gene Howe

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#8 posted 09-13-2012 03:18 PM

Beautiful piece!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#9 posted 09-13-2012 03:24 PM

bibb..nothing special, acrylics & an airbrush..first painted black then the white

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#10 posted 09-13-2012 03:52 PM

Wow! I can feel the coldness when I looked at it! The coldness that keeps you calm. Such a beauty!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#11 posted 09-13-2012 05:33 PM

Absolutely beautiful piece , M2 : )
More pictures would be nice.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#12 posted 09-13-2012 08:18 PM

hi very nice i love it no idea how u did it but great job

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#13 posted 09-14-2012 02:25 AM

Very nice. I like the look. The paint job is awesome.

-- Have a great day.

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#14 posted 09-14-2012 10:05 AM

“Wow” sounds enough for me, as Sheila already said it all :)

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#15 posted 09-14-2012 11:06 AM

thanks all for taking the time to comment

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