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Project by Celticscroller posted 09-25-2012 02:46 AM 1213 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest project completed just a couple of days ago. I took a seminar on Carving a Wood Spirit at Lee Valley and this is the result. Carved from cottonwood bark, I call him “Winkle” !

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/





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#1 posted 09-25-2012 03:12 AM

Looks good.

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#2 posted 09-25-2012 03:39 AM

Nicely done and interesting.

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#3 posted 09-25-2012 09:39 AM

This is really cool Anna! I think he looks awesome! He looks perfect as something to guard an entryway! :)

Sheila

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

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#4 posted 09-25-2012 10:07 AM

Good work, Anna. He’s very rustic and natural – just like a wood spirit should be.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 09-25-2012 12:39 PM

Ah the memories! Reminds me of the Mr. Natural craze back in the ‘70s. Cool!

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#6 posted 09-25-2012 01:05 PM

Looks like me before morning coffee.

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#7 posted 09-25-2012 03:38 PM

Nice piece of carving. It looks like the seminar was well worth it!

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#8 posted 09-26-2012 12:15 AM

I love it!

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#9 posted 09-26-2012 02:55 AM

Thanks all for your kind comments. The seminar was definitely worth it! Now I just have to find some more cottonwood to make another. Maybe next time I’ll get the mouth better!

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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#10 posted 09-27-2012 05:22 AM

Nice carving Celticscroller.

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