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Me Can Fly!

This is a rough carving from three different pieces of wood.  The head is one of these strange growths on some pine limbs that are loaded with resin and therefore difficult to carve.  Many years ago these burls were used as torches and to light up the dark nights because they would burn for long periods.

This guy is sort of eerie looking when you look into those beady eyes.  The thing coming out of his head was just part of the limb and I hated to just cut it off.

Beady Eyes

Beady Eyes

Me Can Fly!

Me Can Fly!

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2 comments on “Me Can Fly!

  1. Lolo
    March 28, 2009

    The beady eyes ARE eerie. Love him, though…

    • gourdguy
      April 14, 2009

      Thanks Lo for your comment.

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