Owl, carved from black walnut (500mm wingspan, 270mm tall) posed in the act of striking a mouse carved from basswood. The eyes are plastic. Face of owl enhanced by pyrography.
Entries - Ornamental
Any ornamental sculptured or abstract item made principally of wood. The item may be embellished with other materials. This may be a carving; or carved, textured, or painted woodturning; or marquetry, intarsia; or scroll saw work which creates an ornamental item from one or many pieces of wood; or any other wooden item which the maker considers to be ornamental.
Turned from Apple, lines burnt with a pyrograph, airbrushed with Golden acrylic transparent paint, pierced and textured with an NSK Presto and finally sprayed with lacquer. 110dia x 190 high.
Pohutukawa driftwood collected from Kaitoke beach on Great Barrier Island and given new life. Measures approximately 1050mm overall.
Wood: 100 year old Olive. Height: 275mm. Diameter: 125mm. Turned and carved. This is number 8 in this series, which I started around 2007.
ANZAC day 2020. As Poppies rose from the Ash so shall we rise again. Paperbirch, Acrylic, Indian-ink sanded back for the grey effect of the ash on the battlefields. 165mm x 210mm
Ribbon effect Spalted maple vase with piercings
A swamp kauri rolled edge vessel 180 mm diameter. Finished with wax.
Macrocarpa hollow form with Purple heart lid and spalted burl finial. Coloured with acrylics and finished with gilders paste. 150mm high, 210mm wide.
Rimu knife spindle and off centre turned, with beeswax finish. Pyrography featuring American Indian Brave, Bear, and Tribal Symbols. Traditional peyote beadwork woven and recessed into the handle. 210x35mm
6.5cm orb, carved, textured and coloured
A set off three seed pods, turned and carved in Ginkgo, embellished with pyrography, gilders paste and lacquer finish.
The largest pod is 90 mm long and 35 mm diameter.
A spalted Tawa goblet, with Pyrography embellishment/enhancement of the natural spalting. The flowers have been coloured with oil pencil and it has a spray lacquer finish. HxW 180mm x 100mm
Natural edge carved Rimu wall hanging with Ebony sea bird.
Rimu ebonized and finished with Osmo Polyx oil and gesso detail. Ebony albatross natural.
Size: 1350 x 280 x 90mm