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Old 09-17-2009, 05:46 AM
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This is my first attempt at relief carving. It is a 21" geometric design with a nasturtium flower in the middle. It was inspired by a tile that I saw. It is nearing completion and I am cleaning it up and getting it ready for painting.

It is nothing like the fantastic works I have seen here, but it is a first step and I am pleased with progress so far. Comments and help are, of course, welcome. I'm at the beginning of the learning curve here, so I appreciate any and all help.

The tile had an art deco feel to it. Not sure If I got that here or not. I did put more detail and relief into the flower than the tile had. Anyway, I learned a lot doing it.
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Tom, Looks like a fine job to me, let us see it when you're done. Happy Birthday!

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OOOH! Tom! I can't wait to see what you do in the future if this is your first relief! Love the reverse carving in the flower petals.

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Very nice job, Tom. Very original. If this is your first, I can't wait to see more.
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Dan, Susan and Ed, thanks so much for taking time to comment on the carving. I appreciate your kind words. I will post a picture when it is completed.
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TOM You tackled a way of carving I do not believe I want to try. The lines are clean and like the way you have done the flower. Will be watching to see this done. Way Good
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That is an extremely good start! Nice clean lines, good design, and the background is nicely leveled. Thanks for posting that piece.

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When I first saw this I thought it was partly a reverse relief. It looks great.
Are you adding color to it?
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Tom, great job, very original !

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Curt, Archie, Kenny and Dave Thanks for the great comments.

Kenny, I am going to add color. The border will be stained a rich red/brown stain that I had made up for some cabinets. The rest will be painted based on the colors of the tile that inspired it. I will post a picture of it.
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