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Coyote of Darkness

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Coyote skull, carved and stained, sealed with beeswax mixture. About eight inches long.

There is a side view here: [link]

This piece was done as an entry in the Totems and Mysterious Objects contest: [link]
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Saturian78's avatar
Can't take my eyes off it! :D
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psycho-fanatic-loser's avatar
ools do you use to carve the skulls
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Start with this essay, then send notes with any further questions:
naturehound's avatar
wow, thats amazing, how did you carve it?
DonSimpson's avatar
Here's the basic info: [link]

If you have more questions, just send me a note. :)
naturehound's avatar
wow, cool thank you :)
FearStones's avatar
Really adore the carvings on this one, superb work...
alekitty86f's avatar
Featured: Carving into skill just seems to be a natural progression of how jewelry (beads) and other forms of decoration started. You have taken carving bone to a new level. The detail you use doesn't demean the image of the subject but it makes the animal seam more mysterious and a symbol of power. Fantastic work, i can't wait to see more!
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pollinate's avatar
All of your work is really beautiful. Looking through your gallery is so inspiring. :)
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Thank you. :) I love to inspire (and to be inspired).
Shizuku-Uzu's avatar
this is amazing, I love the detail, just stunning work!
DSil's avatar
Intricate and organic. I love the forms you find in natural objects.
RaraAvisInDextra's avatar
Great work, i admire how much patience and detail was put on it.
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MystrC's avatar
Incredible! Original and beautiful.
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