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Project by trifern posted 05-08-2012 06:32 PM 2479 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mahogany hollow pod created with the “lost wood process.” It measures approximately 3.5 inches by 4.5 inches by 6 inches; carved, textured and finished with acrylics. All critiques and comments are welcomed and appreciated.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#1 posted 05-08-2012 11:41 PM

That is cool, Love the color it makes to really look at the lines of the project. Great work as alwyas!

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

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#2 posted 05-08-2012 11:53 PM

That color makes it look like is a rare relic that has been found. Very kool, as always

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#3 posted 05-09-2012 01:45 AM

That very unique, great job, it does look like a relic.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#4 posted 05-10-2012 04:46 AM

Love the new process and the results. Couple of questions if you have the time. Are the pods hollow inside? If so, why? Have you considered putting a hinge on one of these to make a box? Do you ever capture anything inside the pods?

Thanks again for all your posts. I really enjoy watching your art.

-- Jim

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#5 posted 05-10-2012 11:51 AM

Thanks for all the comments. I appreciate them all.

Jim, the pods are hollow and have small stones placed inside the cavity. This series must be picked up and examined from all angles to be fully appreciated. The texture provides tactile, the hollow cavity provides a surprising lightness, and the stones provide an unexpected sound. This series also allows kids, yound and old, to explore and interact with art. One of the chararistics wood affords over metal, glass, and ceramics is a warm touch. I am simply trying to encourage the touch.


-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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