Monarch @ Fairy Lake -step 3

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. For an example, Monarchs are insects with six legs, dehowever, they have tiny front legs […]

Monarch @ Fairy Lake -step 2

It was crazy windy and stormy out today. Got a half day of carving in. Worked on the wings and chrysalis’. Feeling good about it indeed.

Monarch @ Fairy Lake -step 1

I’m finally carving at Fairy Lake in Southampton. I’m tackling the biggest stump first, a monarch butterfly feeding on a milkweed flower. Chrysalis’ hang on the leaves. Much still to do. Muscles getting a good work out!