In another dimension

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Blog entry by salzer posted 01-17-2015 07:31 PM 1014 reads 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to do something different. An image with a 3D marquetry.
The final image

This image has inspired me.

Print and prepare the subject

Transferred to transparent tracing paper.

Transferred mirror inverted on the back of the veneer and start to cut.

The illusion begins to take effect.

all flat

With a mask and a flame I install shades.

I reinforce the shades in certain areas. Caution, when too much heat the veneer shrinks too much.

The marquetry is again fitted into a new veneer and ground.

Half is oiled.

A mysterious mood is widespread.

I have found a lot of joy in this work.

Greetings Uwe

-- Uwe,Thüringen,Germany

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#1 posted 01-17-2015 11:23 PM

Wow. I’ll bet these pictures dont do it justice. It probably looks way better in person

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#2 posted 01-18-2015 01:58 PM

That is fantastic.

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#3 posted 01-19-2015 01:34 PM

That is ridiculously cool. Very well done! I would never have the patience to do that.

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