Friday, July 12, 2013

Morning Dance

I received this pattern from a friend, Girard Burgess.  The first seahorse I carved, I broke a part on the front. It showed the glue mark so I carved another since it was to have a natural finish. I also didn't like the back fin because it was flat. I thought I needed some movement in the fin because the seahorse was swimming and the rest of the horse had all curved surfaces. The seahorses are 6 inches long and carved from basswood. The background plate is Acacia wood.

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