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Before and after by Ed Elliott — with Ed Elliott Sculpture.

Before and after by Ed Elliott — with Ed Elliott Sculpture.

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Ed Elliott is a young and highly innovative sculptor working with a variety of materials, currently concentrating on wood. His large scale figurative work has attracted nationwide attention and helped him to become one of the nation’s leading sculptors in this medium, with public works in six counties. In Ed’s own words, “Sculpture is a language for me and I aim to create a memorable presence with my work. Finding the right environments for sculpture is crucial in finishing many pieces and making them sing.” Experimenting with the orthodox notion of removing material to produce form, Ed shows the flexibility that must be mastered to be able to sculpt with wood and allow it to speak. These works have been described as a return to a tangible empathy in sculpture. Although Ed...
Dan Webb’s Wooden Shroud

Dan Webb’s Wooden Shroud

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Dan Webb's Wooden Shroud - Dan Webb is proud to show his series of unbelievable wooden carvings that creates the illusion of fabric. Dan Webb can carve a pillow, blanket or a balloon from the wood. Webb prefers to use reclaimed wood. (aging over 200 years old). Check more of Dan Webb’s work here. Wooden Shroud Sleeper (2010) Dan Webb, I Love You, 2006, carved fir, ribbon, steel, 20 x 15 x 9 in. From the Dann Web I make things out of many different materials, which doesn’t make me particularly unusual. What does make me unusual is that I have chosen to carve some of them. A method that virtually none of my contemporary colleagues seem to share. The result is that I am asked to explain the carving aspect of my work more often than almost anything else. And the funny thing is that th...
Bob King’s Chainsaw Carving Workings

Bob King’s Chainsaw Carving Workings

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Bob King's Chainsaw Carving Workings. Chainsaw carving is a very dangerous craft, and yet, Bob King could make fascinating carvings through that method. He competes in many chainsaw sculpting competitions locally in Washington state, and overseas. See what else this professional carver can do at his site here. Chainsaw Carving Workings About Bob King Since I was a kid I have been using a chainsaw to help my dad cut firewood to help heat our home. Later, I continued this for my own family. As time went on I found myself drawn to this thing called chainsaw carving by some of the local artists who displayed their bears and stuff at the local fairgrounds. A friend of mine whom I worked with offered to give me a cedar log to try this new thing out on. I accepted the offer and there it s...
Mike Rea’s Wooden Technology Workings

Mike Rea’s Wooden Technology Workings

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Wooden Technology Workings - Mike Rea’s sculpture pieces are generally represented with materials like steel and glass. Check Mike Rea’s site here. The Time Machine - 2006 - by Michael Rea He carves robot suits, space shuttles, artillery guns and time machines from lumber. Rea has conflated the notions of working hard and playing hard for over a decade with his bombastic wooden sculptures. Replicated and reinvented moments of cinematic horror, science fiction, comedy and drama intermingle with memory to form bizarre personal narratives. Over the years, each uncanny conglomeration of familiar objects and themes has both thrilled and confounded audiences. A Prosthetic Suit For Stephen Hawking With Japanese Steel - 2007 - by Mike Rea Pieces seem to be inspired by science movies. M...
Sergei Bobkov’s Wood Chip Sculptures Portfolios

Sergei Bobkov’s Wood Chip Sculptures Portfolios

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53-year-old Sergei Bobkov has patented a unique technique of creating amazing sculptures out of Siberian Cedar wood-chips. "It's not very interesting to do what others can. To create something out of nothing in a completely new way is far more inspiring." This is how Sergei Bobkov explains the unique form of art that he created. He says many people compare his artworks to taxidermy, because they both look so much like the animals they replicate, but Sergei believes they are as different as light and darkness. Whereas taxidermy is all about death, his wood-chip art symbolizes life. This resident of Kozhany, Russia has developed his very own technique that prevents wood-chips from falling apart in time. After creating about 100-150 chips from 2-3 inch long cedar sticks, he puts them in wa...
Top 5 Examples Of Tree Carving Art – June 2017

Top 5 Examples Of Tree Carving Art – June 2017

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Top 5 Examples Of Tree Carving Art - June 2017 Tree carving is a form of woodworking by means of a cutting tool, resulting in a wooden figure or in the sculptural ornamentation of a wooden object. The making of Tree Carving Art has been extremely widely practiced, but survives much less well than the other main materials such as stone and bronze, as it is vulnerable to decay, insect damage, and fire. Wood is light and can take very fine detail so it is highly suitable for masks and other sculpture intended to be worn or carried. tree_carving_art_june_2017 Many of the most important sculptures of China and Japan in particular are in wood. Here are some of the most gorgeous examples of tree carving: More: https://www.instagram.com/thewoodworkingenthusiasts/