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Thread: Wood Carving of my grandaughter Tessa

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    Wood Carving of my grandaughter Tessa

    This took me about six days to carve and paint...I changed three things from what's shown in the picture...I made her eyes a little smaller, I cut down on her smile a little bit because adding in her bottom teeth would have been a nightmare and the agony of defeat that would have gone bad real quick...and the third change, I now see as a mistake...I made her eyebrows to big....So here it is....It doesn't look exactly like her but is close:Click image for larger version. 

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Escondido, CA
    You have a beauty right there, Steve. In both renderings. Good job!

    Some say the land of milk and honey; others say the land of fruits and nuts. All together my sort of heaven.

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    Carol Reed

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    Thank you Carol...I appreciate it very much!...It was a labor of love!

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    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Wow, that is great!
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
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    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    East Freeetown, Massachusetts
    Looks awesome Steve.

    You should never point out what is wrong.

    It looks perfect to me.

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    Thanks Stuart...The board that I carved it on was 12" x 12" x 1"....and the wood type was poplar.

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    I'm trying to get ahead of Ryan...LOL No just kidding...I love to hear from Ryan!....Thanks Leo!

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    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Plainwell, Michigan
    Very well done Steve

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    Thanks Tom...I appreciate the kind words!

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    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Love the carving and the model is pretty sweet also. You got some kind of talent. Keep up the good work.

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