Here is the last item recently finished–another “Mushroom”—kind of like this one–but I like them all. Not sure where this one s going.
And here is another mushroom with one of Sam McKamie’s birds. This is a much smaller bird, finished by me in 1-Shot enamel. Hopefully you can see the bird well.
I love our backyard garden. I love seeing these stakes in the larger flower pots and or flower bed. Recently someone requested one. I am making a few. Here are the first two. Sorry for the shadows. These are much larger than ever before. The top is at least 3″ in diameter. The stake is about 30″ long
I finished this little boy’s “Mushroom” a few days ago but for some reason the paint is not drying as it should. Perhaps the dryer in the 1-Shot Enamel has evaporated. This took a lot of concentration and grabbing to get it completed. In this weather the Apoxie Sculpt has a mind of it on and often acts like quick sand, swallowing up what ever you apply.—Little Cooper, so sweet is and will further be added to our list of g-grandchildren very soon. It is with extreme joy that I make him this.—-And I want to thank Andrea for the letters used in the name—And I am not sure who to thank for the train engine and caboose. So many of you are sending things! Thank you!
Almost a repost but picture is different—-For the last 2 or 3 years I have worked with Sam McKamie of Arkansas. The birds he carves are wonderful and are very reasonably priced. I often buy a few (or several) at a time. Several months ago I made some of the “Mushrooms” and placed a dowel in the center of each. Today I placed a second one of Sam’s birds on one the dowels, mounting it onto the “Mushrooms”? The bird was totally carved and finished by Sam. I made the “Mushroom”.—photos were taken inside our house.—Also here you can see two birds by Sam.
Lastly for tonight Sunday), I am finishing a “Mushroom” for a little guy whose is in my granddaughter Lizzy’s family. His name is Cooper. He is such a great little guy. I am using some of the items Andrea sent to me.—-Please, if you know a handicapped child—one with Special Needs OR an adult with special Needs—or someone who needs an uplift, please let me know. I will pay shipping so there is no cost. I want my art to bring joy!
Here is #3 of the “Hanging Ornament Balls” that I will be hanging in our patio. This one has one of Sam McKamie’s birds resting on it. (I love Sam’s Birds) I finished the bird in 1-Shot enamel
These “Hanging Ornament Balls” look so good hanging at the end of a chain in the patio. The sunlight bounces off and lets you know it is there. I am presently working on three to hang in our patio. Here is #2.
For the last 2 or 3 years I have worked with Sam McKamie of Arkansas. The birds he carves are wonderful and are very reasonably priced. I often buy a few (or several) at a time. Several months ago I made some of the “Mushrooms” and placed a dowel in the center of each. Today I placed one of Sam’s birds on one the dowels, mounting it onto the “Mushrooms”? The bird was totally carved and finished by Sam. I made the “Mushroom”.—photos were taken in the studio/garage–poor lighting.
Last night (Tuesday) about midnight I photographed this Garden Stake I had just completed. It was in the dark studio/garage so the photos are not as good as I would like. The Garden Stake is the largest I have done. I would estimate it to be 30″ tall —the top ball portion is about 4″ round. It is heavy. I will be doing more of these. This can be place directly into the ground or in a planter box–It has a very sharp end.