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Project by Justin Gordon posted 11-08-2017 03:08 PM 2806 views 5 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The New England Wood Carvers (NEWC.org) asked if I’d do a carving class for guys who take classes during the day and weekdays, and not another caricature carving like the common caricature carvers in the area. They wanted something different. This is what I came up with for doing anatomy, clothing, and a funny face; covering all the bases of carving elements. Unfortunately the class did not fill the minimum required. So it’s another carving with good intentions in a box, in a stash of similar boxes, with similar intentions.

He’s about 8 inches high, 8 1/2 with the base. His finish is a natural boiled linseed oil and acrylics for color. The hair is a base color of light grey and a dry brush of pure white. The towel needed more white than just a wash as the wash didn’t pop white enough. The pimple under the nose is a small knot in the wood. It makes a nice beauty mark. The jumbo size viagra pill was a nice idea from a guy in one of my carving classes and goes well with the old man’s grin.

The last picture shows my style of blocking out everything before rounding off doing the details. If anyone wants the pattern, just email me with an email address.

-- [email protected]





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PaulDoug

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#1 posted 11-08-2017 04:47 PM

Masterpiece!! I love it. Great work.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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jim65

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#2 posted 11-08-2017 07:00 PM

Really funny, great details!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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htl

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#3 posted 11-08-2017 07:37 PM

Super Nice work!!!
I think I met this guy at the pool!!!

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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Don Johnson

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#4 posted 11-08-2017 07:53 PM

How did you get a picture of me to copy?

-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 11-08-2017 08:14 PM

ROTF LMAO, this is so awesome. Great job and very talented work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Randy_ATX

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#6 posted 11-08-2017 08:27 PM

Impressive work and hilarious at the same time.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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LesB

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#7 posted 11-08-2017 09:09 PM

I admire you carvers. Nicely done. I doubt a class would help me much.
Shouldn’t there be a “5 hour energy” drink to go with the viagra. (-:

-- Les B, Oregon

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ohwoodeye

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#8 posted 11-08-2017 09:25 PM

Love the saggy boobs.
You are a true artist.
Incredibly well done.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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Dennis Zongker

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#9 posted 11-08-2017 10:39 PM

Love the carving!!! Great job!

-- Dennis Zongker

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Jacksdad

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#10 posted 11-08-2017 11:50 PM

I figured the towel would be hanging off something else since he’s Viagra Man

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ClaudeF

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#11 posted 11-08-2017 11:57 PM

Excellent work! The facial expression is priceless!

Claude

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/ClaudesWoodcarving

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chrisirving

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#12 posted 11-09-2017 12:36 AM

Too good!!! That’s me in a couple of years!

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GR8HUNTER

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#13 posted 11-09-2017 12:57 AM

I’m loving this cute little dude ….GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Andrek

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#14 posted 11-09-2017 01:07 AM

Beautiful, look at is face, that is ,,expression. bravo.

-- andrek

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#15 posted 11-09-2017 01:37 AM

He’s hilarious looking. You workmanships is wonderful.

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