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Video of “Rosé” Made from yellow box, sealed and coated with White Shellac then a couple of coats of coloured wax. X
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Jun 08, 2013
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#1 posted 06-08-2013 09:07 AM
Wow Therese, this is beautiful work of art. Amazing how many carved elements you managed to include, and all equally nice and well integrated into the whole.
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#2 posted 06-08-2013 09:55 AM
That is truly beautiful, Theresa! I love seeing your work because you make such wonderful things! I love the colored wax accents, too. Just lovely! :)
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#3 posted 06-08-2013 10:00 AM
Thanks Sheila, sorry I had a heap of trouble posting this and didn’t copy what I had previously written. I’ve painted the carved bits with a light wash of paint then actually wiped and sanded off surplus colour. Then finished off with shellac and gave the whole stick a coat of coloured wax. Just to deepen the colour a bit. I would have liked to use some of that metallic wax stuff that you got recently
#4 posted 06-08-2013 10:09 AM
I have been having trouble posting my blog in the mornings too, Theresa. Some days I have to wait five to ten minutes between photos. It is frustrating because I have so much that I need to do! I learned (the hard way) that when the first sign of trouble shows (the wheel keeps spinning) I copy the whole post so far to a word file. Then if it does get lost, at least I don’t have to start over.
On the carving and wax – yes! That metallic wax would make some nice subtle accents on stuff like this. I hope to try it soon with a little water so that it buffs a bit better. I liked it, but it dried so fast that it was a little hard to buff out. Like you, I want subtle color, not solid on some things. I know they were reworking the formula for nearly a year and they kept delaying the release date so I hope that they have it now where it works like it is supposed to. I promise to let you know as soon as I give it a go. :)
Again – beautiful work on the carving. I always admire your talents so much! :)
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#5 posted 06-08-2013 10:42 AM
Beautiful carving Theresa, very lovely. I have to admit that when my wife and I first saw the small picture on the project page we both thought it was a pic of an arm or something displaying a tattoo…lol….until we read the title Meet Rose ect. Also good to see another Aussie on Lj’s, only been a member myself for just over a week. I hope to post some of my humble stuff soon….
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#6 posted 06-08-2013 11:46 AM
fantastic job knocked this one outta the park
-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"
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#7 posted 06-08-2013 12:15 PM
Very awesome TJ… Really like the colors and your carving expertise. :)
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#8 posted 06-08-2013 01:07 PM
Unreachable skill. Awsome carving
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#9 posted 06-08-2013 01:35 PM
Beautiful work Theresa.Your carving & coloring skills work wonderfully together !Nice job !
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#10 posted 06-08-2013 01:44 PM
Theresa, this is absolutely beautiful. Congratulations.
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#11 posted 06-08-2013 03:49 PM
That is gorgeous piece of work! When I first saw the thumbnails I thought “why is someone showing tattoos?” I have an affinity for roses, carving them so delicately on round stock must have been difficult, and they turned out beautiful.
Thanks for sharing it.
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#12 posted 06-08-2013 04:27 PM
That is really PURDY work!
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#13 posted 06-08-2013 05:22 PM
Fine piece of work – lots of detail and clearly a major effort.
-- DonH Orleans Ontario
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#14 posted 06-08-2013 05:24 PM
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#15 posted 06-08-2013 08:08 PM
I’m quitting carving.
-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.
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