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Dream Boats

Dream Boats

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Dream Boats Dream Boats, A vessel is a watercraft of a huge scope of types and sizes. Yet for the most part littler than a ship, which is recognized. By its bigger size, shape, load or traveler limit, or its capacity to convey pontoons. Little pontoons are ordinarily found on inland conduits. For example, streams and lakes, or in ensured beach front zones. What makes a vessel unique in relation to a ship is, obviously. Its littler size, and lesser conveying limit contrasted with the last mentioned. The distinction between a ship and a pontoon is constantly an intriguing issue of conversation among individuals. What an extraordinary day to go sailing. Yet, before we head out on the water. we have to gain proficiency with a portion of the particular terms. That are utili...
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...
Paul Baliker’s Mother Nature

Paul Baliker’s Mother Nature

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Mother Nature - Paul Baliker is known to construct large sculptures that often depict wildlife. His most amazing piece, called “A Matter of Time”, is a 13 feet tall wooden sculpture of our wildlife and the state of our natural world. Crafted from cedar driftwood, the thought-provoking masterpiece won the hearts of a lot of people. Check out more of Paul Baliker’s work here. Mother Nature Paul Baliker, is dwarfed by his masterpiece A Matter Of Time, which is entirely carved from cedar driftwood  
Efraim Rodriguez Cobos’s Building Blocks

Efraim Rodriguez Cobos’s Building Blocks

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Building Blocks - Built from cubes, these life-sized sculptures by Barcelona-based sculptor Efraim Rodriguez Cobos are one of the most intriguing pieces of art I’ve seen. His artworks evoke sadness depicting unconnected remnants of a fading memory with unique artistic representation. Really enjoying these wooden sculptures by Efraïm Rodriguez Cobos who lives and works in Barcelona. He creates a large composite foundation from loose pieces of beechwood or sycamore and then carefully carves the figures, a process that creates interesting fragmentation within the final piece. He also has a fascination with ostriches. Check Efraim Rodriguez’s site here. Building Blocks They are so wonderful and they look so realistic. It isn’t trying to be a perfectly lifelike sculpture, but instead take...
Kathy Wise’s Intarsia Mural Workings

Kathy Wise’s Intarsia Mural Workings

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Intarsia is basically a 3D wooden mosaic sculpture on which you cut, carve and shape individual pieces of a wooden parts, then put them together with glue. Kathy Wise use different types of wood and selecting the right color, thickness and grain composition. Lets create beautiful patterns like Kathy. Check Kathy Wise’s work here. Intarsia Mural What is Intarsia?   Intarsia (ĭntär'sēə) is an early Italian Art form of wood inlay. The term is specifically applied to a type of inlaying probably developed in Siena, Italy, in the 13th century and derived from Middle Eastern inlays of ivory upon wood. This art was widely practiced in Italy from c.1400 to c.1600. Intarsia work was also practiced to a more restricted degree elsewhere in Western Europe. Designs included pictorial scenes and con...
Rob Heard’s Bough Houses Workings

Rob Heard’s Bough Houses Workings

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Rob Heard's Bough Houses Workings. Rob Heard has produced a captivating set of ‘Bough Houses’ made of. His houses are around 6 feet tall, each with detailed walkways and a huge variety of delicately designed components. Check Rob Heard’s site here. About Rob Heard I began my career working with wood, making elaborate wooden playground equipment, pirate ships and tree houses for children. After injuring my wrist. I scaled down the size of my creations, producing a series of unique Bough House sculptures. Which were adored by both adults and children and shipped all over the world. In 2013 a serious accident In 2013 a serious accident left me with limited mobility and continuous pain in my right arm. A very dark chapter ensued as I contemplated how I would be able to continue art...
Joshua Abarbanel’s Coral Reefs Workings

Joshua Abarbanel’s Coral Reefs Workings

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Coral Reefs Workings. Joshua Abarbanel’s 3D sculptures are comprised. That are carefully arranged and layered to create a composition similar to a coral reef. With the help of modern tools and machinery, he creates these beautiful sculptures to remind us of the need to take care of the natural beauty of our oceans. Check Joshua Abarbanel’s site here. Coral Reefs Workings Joshua Abarbanel is an artist who examines creation and impermanence, regularly using forms and patterns. His sculptures and other projects are visual metaphors for archetypal relationships between people, between individuals and communities, and between humankind and the planet, and also illustrate how disparate parts can come together to make a whole in beautiful and startling ways. The polyps belong to a gr...