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Topic: Wooden owl shaped painted...owls. Yeah!  (Read 3360 times)
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« on: December 21, 2011 06:12:03 PM »

I'm not sure where to put these. They were made to hang on a wall but they're not your average housewares because they could also be pins or gigantic necklace charms. There's no woodworking section so I just put it here. Craftster should really just have an OWL section!

Anyway, I've been doing miniature paintings on little log cuttings for a while. When I saw the shape of these cuts, I knew they MUST be made into owls. They were about 4" x 2" and the wood was naturally shaped like this. I painted on them using acrylic. I kept it relatively minimal so that the wood grain would still be nice and visible. They turned out to be so freaking cute!





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« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2011 06:40:04 PM »

those are so cute!  who knew a log could make such cute owls?
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« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2011 06:44:15 PM »

Wow, that was a really fortunate shape to find in a log. They look really neat! Did you have the whole log, or did you just get the two slices from it? It would be neat to see a whole series of log owls Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2011 09:29:22 PM »

Gah! They ARE freaking cute! Thanks for sharing these Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2011 04:03:03 AM »

I ADORE these!
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« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2011 05:22:51 AM »

Beautiful!!
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« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2011 09:46:20 AM »

These are so cute!!
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« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2011 09:57:06 AM »

So adorable!
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« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2011 10:14:20 AM »

Thanks everyone! PerfectlyBohemian, I got them from my supplier on Etsy. These were the only cuts that had the defined shape. I sooo wish there were more. They were incredible fun to do!
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« Reply #9 on: December 25, 2011 02:58:06 AM »

That is an awesome use of material - love that you found such a great shaped section of wood - they are adorable.  How many owls were you able to make from that?
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