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Bowl Nebula No. 3

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Project by wood2art posted 08-21-2017 07:38 PM 1614 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all. It’s been a while since I posted anything, but this new painting technique is too much fun to not share.
The wood is unremarkable Basswood, so it is perfect for this process. After turning the bowl, and adding some groves, I masked off the area that I wanted to paint. I than sprayed that area with high gloss black lacquer. Then using Jo Sonia’s iridescent artist colors, I add small dabs of paint on the black, and using a dry airbrush and low pressure, (30 psi) I move the paint around to form these cosmic clouds. A couple coats of clear lacquer finishes that part. I finish the rest of the bowl with my preferred oil and urethane wipe on finish. The size of this bowl is 7 1/2” in diameter, and 4 1/2” high.

-- Jim, Minnesota





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pottz

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#1 posted 08-21-2017 07:44 PM

that look is just awesome,you made an otherwise plain bowl and turned it into a real art piece.great work jim.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 08-21-2017 07:52 PM

I like this one Jim, it has a nice balance to it, well done
cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 08-22-2017 02:15 AM

I’m going to have to try that technique

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#4 posted 08-22-2017 02:40 AM

Love the bowl and how you did the cosmic clouds. I have done a couple of projects with the paint and found it allot of fun too. Inspiring to have another go.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Bill Berklich

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#5 posted 08-22-2017 12:01 PM

What an amazing effect

-- Bill - Rochester MI

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#6 posted 08-22-2017 12:04 PM

Wow! This piece is so beautiful and nicely done. It’s outstanding with wonderful craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#7 posted 08-22-2017 01:46 PM

Very cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jim

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

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#8 posted 08-22-2017 01:58 PM

I like everything about this piece, from its shape to the color. Beautiful work!

-- Ride the bevel!

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#9 posted 08-22-2017 03:57 PM

That’s really gorgeous.

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#10 posted 08-23-2017 03:26 PM

Nice, really nice.

-- Jeff NJ

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#11 posted 08-23-2017 03:28 PM

Beautiful!

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#12 posted 08-24-2017 10:45 AM

that is a beauty!!!

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#13 posted 08-24-2017 12:19 PM

Wow! My first thought was, “How did he inlay that?” Great effect!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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