Recently carved this Nascar bear for a customer 🏁🏎️🏁🏎️
This carving is to educate all about this non native ash destroying insect; the Emerald ash borer EAB. It caused the cutting of 500+ ash tree in this small park. The strange thing at the base of the carving is … Continued
This was a challenge for two reasons; 1/ the tree was three stumps that separated about 2 feet above the ground and 2/ I wanted a realistic sculpture of a snapping turtle that only a mother snapping turtle could love.😘:-)
This hungry guy is right beside the red winged blackbirds. He’s holding an actual black walnut nut.
Final day for getting my ducks in a row. Most challenging was the male duck feeding at the back of the line. Eventually got the look I wanted.
Then came the detailing. Always the most important, always the most challenging. I’m happy with the 3 chrysalis’ and the added metal to enhance the antennae and legs. I’m truly learning more and more about Monarch butterflies as I go. … Continued
I’m truly getting ‘my ducks in a row’. Starting carving three more stumps along Fairy Lake. The challenge is ensuring mom’s duck beak stays strong, therefore, I carved grasses behind the beak. Just started roughing out three ducklings in the … Continued
This bear is enjoying an excellent book of children poetry written by Judith Buxton and illustrated by Peter Storck.
These two bears LOVE to read, especially those Winnie the Pooh adventures. It was fun carving these two.
July 8 and 9 is coming up quick. Finally getting some carvings ready. Carving and grinding between downpours.