Kahikatea, 523mm diameter x 52mm high. HB5 pencil with lacquer finish.
Entries - Embellished Bowls/Platters
Wooden items which have been made into a bowl or platter shape which have been decorated, coloured, textured, embellished or otherwise enhanced.
Kohekohe bowl with flax weaving inlay. 280mm wide X 145mm tall
Bronzed textured rim, black walnut. 34cm diameter, 6cm deep.
A beautiful hand sized bowl made from Pohutukawa. External embellishment - Pyrography basket weave pattern painted black topped with a matt paint (colour: concrete) which flows effortlessly over the rim into the internal surface. H 60mm x W 115mm
From a set of outside steps, for tens of decades this NZ kauri suffered many layers of lead paint and countless footsteps. The split lines and naturally formed yellowing add character to the sweeping arcs of the carved rim. 287mm x 24mm.
Rata bowl with copper woven inlay with verdigris. 230 mm wide X 80 mm tall
Large shallow Macrocarpa bowl 437mm x 73mm. The bowl is embellished with granite spray and combed to represent the Creation of the Universe with the exploding of a Black Hole. The multiple lines from the centre enhance the explosion effect.
Kahikatea bowl, 40mm high x 237mm wide. Turned, carved, textured, pastel and lead pencil. Finished with semi gloss top coated textured band/feathers, wood wax finish on remainder.
A shallow resin pour preserves the natural lines on the top of this small handled bowl. A plaited cord lanyard complements the rustic appearance. Finished in epoxy resin and Danish oil. Dimensions 250 x 150 x 55.
Pohutukawa bowl, heavy, with undercut rim and textured below the outer rim.
Finished with laquer and polished with steel wool to a satin finish.
Diameter 315mm Depth 90mm
This bowl was turned, carved and embellished to emanate a Sunflower in bloom. Turned from one piece of Poplar, the petals were carved, textured and embellished with acrylic paint, pyrography and gold leaf. Timber - Poplar. Dimensions - 220mm Diameter
Juniper and resin bowl 295mm x 140mm. Resin coloured light to dark left to right. The bowl has exacting circular form to ensure that the internal resin circle is perfectly round rather than oval.
Kauri and resin bowl 345mm x 112mm Resin has been coloured forest green light to dark left to right to represent the light filtering through the Kauri forest canopy. Resins two and six are tapered opposite but equal.
Made from Black Maire (A rare timber now). Has obvious cracks (the problem with wood), they have been stitched with leather thong as a feature. Width of the rim is 220. The piece is sturdy and would make a nice fruit bowl.