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Project by Lidiya Blaznina (Лидия Блазнина) posted 06-10-2013 03:42 PM 1337 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

9 inch. basswood, 1985. hand made


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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 06-10-2013 04:25 PM

Nice one Lidiya. She does not look as happy as the fisherman!

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

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#2 posted 06-10-2013 04:57 PM

Nice one Lidiya. It’s gets more difficult to keep a happy face as one gets older, which tends to make many older folks look grumpy when they are not.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 06-11-2013 01:56 AM

Of all your pieces I think this my favorite. Did you make this in 1985? Super job.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

#4 posted 06-11-2013 02:40 AM

Yes,I made this job in 1985.


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#5 posted 06-11-2013 03:01 AM

Is it a recent photo or from 1985? How many do you have in your own collection?

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#6 posted 06-11-2013 03:09 AM

Lidiya you can see many years of hardship and worry on her face. A wonderful and expressive carving.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 06-11-2013 06:59 AM

Great job

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#8 posted 06-11-2013 09:59 AM

Once again there is feeling and character to this figure. Well done. Lidiya

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

#9 posted 06-11-2013 10:34 AM

Thanks…I have big collection(50-60)


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#10 posted 06-11-2013 01:11 PM

Another exquisite carving Lidiya

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 06-11-2013 01:47 PM

This is a tough one to figure, she could be an old sourpuss like my step-grandmother, or just a real great old
lady who has been treated not very gently by old age. Makes me wish I could talk to her and find out.
Thank you once again for sharing and making me wonder.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#12 posted 06-14-2013 02:58 PM

Wonderful carving! You captured a great feeling and expression of the old lady. I always enjoy looking at your art works. Such excellent talent and craftsmanship.

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#13 posted 06-14-2013 03:01 PM

It’s a fabulous carving, Lidiya. I always look forward to seeing your next one.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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