It has been a while since my last post.
I mentioned a special project that I have been working on in a previous post and it has been keeping
me very busy.
Zippy on our commute to work.
Where we are making our things for the "project".
He has really been enjoying going to work and keeps the path clear of
all wild animals.
It has been warm here.
Only small dustings of snow so far and the only problem with that is
the fact that we have lots of mud.
Eco showing off his muddy velvet coat.
Smudge has been chipping away at the chair again.
I must make her pose for another Christmas picture. Maybe with antlers.
Speaking of antlers....
A wonderful person shot a deer the other day ( on land that was posted )
and the poor deer died in the woods about 20 feet from my back yard.
Gus had his fill of venison and then walked onto the deck and threw up all over the place.
Thank you poacher. You make all real hunters angry.
On to better things.
I am getting things ready to jury for a spot in a local gallery.
I hope that I get in....
I am making smaller things that are marketable and affordable.
This is a little candle holder.
(of course you can see that)
are you on that chair again!
Smudge likes to sit under the dining room table.
The other day I did not see her there.
and went out for a moment.
When I got home....she was still under the table.
I had scooted the chairs together before I left and she was stuck.
I was lucky that she did not chew her way out!!!
Check out all of the spots on her back!!!
A little tea light holder.
Top view of the tea light holder.
A hanging leaf.
I have been making these for a long time.
This one was actually made this past fall.
I do not use a mold for my leaves.
Or anything else.
All hand carved.
A votive candle holder.
These can be used inside or outside.
Everything has concrete acid stain and a solvent based
A medium sized planter.
A larger planter.
A very small planter.
This planter is very different from any of the others that I made.
It has a little keyhole and also can be hung.
I thought it would look good as a wall pocket.
I am in the process of making some hanging candle holders as well.
A very small votive candle holder.
A Knothole tea light holder.
All of these are concrete faux bois.
I used a sunflower leaf for the bowl.
When carving the texture, I like to add a few touches of whimsey.
So....you will find a face or animal or word....
in the texture.
I think it is fun to pick things out.
Smudge pretending to be Rudolf.
Wish me luck getting into the gallery.
Having a pre-jury today and
regular jury in Jan.
Off to make more things to take!!!
Have a great week!