Green Woman #2 Variation

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Project by Beth posted 11-05-2013 02:26 AM 1015 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My third Green Woman of original design. Hand carved with gouges as a relief wall hanging. She has all the mystery of the medieval green men who warned that the forest was a scary, dangerous place, but yet she is a little Americanized because more of her face is exposed than on a traditional green man. Fun to work on. I tried to get a more open face without an actual smile. Basswood finished with a beeswax, carnauba wax, and turpentine mix.

More photos of her at my etsy shop:

-- Beth, Maine,

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#1 posted 11-05-2013 03:11 AM

Very well done

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 11-05-2013 03:42 AM

Way Cool !!!!

-- Dennis Stallings; I am what I am,And that's all what I am...

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#3 posted 11-05-2013 11:13 AM

Very nice…I like this one more so than the last version, but both are very good…well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#4 posted 11-05-2013 02:34 PM

Thanks, everyone. I appreciate the feedback. When you stare at your own stuff for so long, you lose perspective and sometimes notice mistakes more than anything else. But that’s how we keep improving…

-- Beth, Maine,

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#5 posted 11-05-2013 02:38 PM

This is wonderful and I love the way you have done it. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 11-05-2013 09:43 PM

This is very well done Beth!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 11-08-2013 02:43 PM

Great carving! Like the details on the leaves and the lips, very interesting piece.

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