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Another frond
hiltiki
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Joined: Jun 10, 2004
Posts: 4096
From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 2017-07-05 11:39 am   Permalink

Love, love love mermaids, looks great love the twisting and turning feel of it.

 
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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1702
From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2017-07-06 05:12 am   Permalink

The stuff in here is not too shabby...

 
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AlohaStation
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Joined: Sep 27, 2004
Posts: 2408
From: So FL
Posted: 2017-07-13 06:55 am   Permalink

Here's the finished Mermaid. Can't decide if I want it to stand with a base or hang on the wall. The wall may win?? It came out the way I wanted - so that's good. I want the bodies to flow a little more, she's a little stiff from the waist up. More to come - these are easy and fun!



 
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surfintiki
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Joined: Sep 30, 2004
Posts: 1576
From: S. Chatham, MA
Posted: 2017-07-13 10:59 am   Permalink

Beer tap handle.

 
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AlohaStation
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Joined: Sep 27, 2004
Posts: 2408
From: So FL
Posted: 2017-07-17 07:40 am   Permalink

Practicing form and proportions on a palm frond. Found the perfect board to mount her to. Just need to finish the board.



 
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MadDogMike
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Joined: Mar 30, 2008
Posts: 9288
From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 2017-07-17 7:14 pm   Permalink

Looks great Tom!


 
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AlohaStation
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Joined: Sep 27, 2004
Posts: 2408
From: So FL
Posted: 2017-08-21 11:16 am   Permalink

Another mermaid palm frond. Still not satisfied with the proportions and expression. More experimentation is required.





 
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MadDogMike
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Joined: Mar 30, 2008
Posts: 9288
From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 2017-08-21 2:50 pm   Permalink

Looks great to me Tom but if you're not satisfied you could do more study of the female anatomy. I would recommend the 4Play Gentlemen's Club in Pompano Beach
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cy
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Joined: Mar 10, 2011
Posts: 1548
From: Gresham, Oregon
Posted: 2017-08-21 4:41 pm   Permalink

Sweet carve Tom, but doesn't she swim in circles with only one arm?

 
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AlohaStation
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Joined: Sep 27, 2004
Posts: 2408
From: So FL
Posted: 2017-08-22 09:46 am   Permalink

The other arm is bent up and pushing her hair upward.

Mike - I like the way you're thinking!!


 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 8208
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2017-08-23 06:56 am   Permalink

Me like her

 
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AlohaStation
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Joined: Sep 27, 2004
Posts: 2408
From: So FL
Posted: 2017-10-05 1:39 pm   Permalink

Here's the next one. Getting better with the faces. Still need more practice.





 
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cy
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Joined: Mar 10, 2011
Posts: 1548
From: Gresham, Oregon
Posted: 2017-10-06 4:50 pm   Permalink

SO hard to make a carving look feminine, you nailed it Aloha, great job!

 
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MadDogMike
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Joined: Mar 30, 2008
Posts: 9288
From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 2017-10-06 10:38 pm   Permalink

If I had carved those Tom I would be damned proud! (but I guess that's not saying much )
I think they all look good!


 
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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1702
From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2017-10-07 06:10 am   Permalink

Those are sweet Tom! I need me some palm fronds!! Your colors, are those acrylic paints or stains?

 
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