Carved from single slab of ancient Swamp Kauri timber 800 x 450 x 50 mm, the wing is embellished with pyrography and highlights added using acryclics. Lines from John Gillespie Magee Jr's poem (High Flight) are burnt into the wood with pyrography.
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Humpback whale is carved from ancient Swamp Totara with tubercle inserts being Black Walnut, Matai and Basswood. A carbon fibre post in the belly makes it removeable from the Swamp Kauri timber base. Dimensions 600 x 500 x 250 mm.
Hand of Zeus carved from Black Walnut with bracelet from NZ Matai. Halcyon carved from Macrocarpa painted with acrylics, glass eyes and metal feet. Skink carved from Basswood painted with acrylics. Dimensions 500 x 300 x 250 mm.