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Phoenix Circle
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Published: March 9, 2007
© 2007 - 2019 TalyrasMirror
This is an oldie, but a goodie. I carved this in 1989. I sold it at a Science Fiction Convention for a ridiculously small ammount. I still love it, and probably always will.

Cartoon: Nancy Janda drew the Phoenix, which was used with her permission. I drew the flame circle around him.
Plate: Walnut Hollow Farms.
Finish: Colored tung oil.
Date: 1989
Image size
1035x1058px 169.25 KB
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RJDETONADOR97's avatar
RJDETONADOR97Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You carved this, lady?
Congratulations! You have nice hands to carve
Dracous89's avatar
Ok... THAT has gotta be my new tattoo[link]
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WarpedPurityHobbyist Photographer
Love it.
Firdoel's avatar
Stunningly beautifull.. Can't imagine what it would look like now your skills probably grown better in the meantime!
Napishtim-Chris's avatar
At first glance, I actually thought this was the gold coins the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers used during the Ninja Rangers arc. O_O Nicely done!
Wolfeyez's avatar
That's AMAZING!! You're incredible!!! is that the actual size or is it smaller?
superwaffle350's avatar
'89 eh? That thing is as old as I am! I'm still a whippersnapper it seems. But this is some very nice work. I wish I could get this level of detail.
bishop2z3z's avatar
Great work... wonderful talent
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jillmac247Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful work!
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FrockTartsHobbyist Artisan Crafter
This has been featured here [link] :heart:
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CobaltWolfSiriusProfessional Traditional Artist
beautiful and epic! :D
Sistheo's avatar
6 ceramic plates & platters hand-painted & market[t]ed - yes please
Poplasia's avatar
This reminds me of the painted medal medallions on Michelangelo's fresco on the Sistine Chapel!
Tama-uchu's avatar
Incredible . . . . ..
Uber-Beanz's avatar
Beautiful detail on the carving, nice work!
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ebonypenHobbyist General Artist
This is magnificent! :o is it actually walnut wood or was that just where you got it from? I've heard of Walnut Hollow Farms I believe...
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sickdesireHobbyist General Artist
It really catches the eye xd marvellous thing
Nightshade-Kitsune's avatar
NOOO!!If only I'd been born a few years earlier... I could've bought this amazing piece! FFFFF D:< :heart: Congratulations on the DD!!
schnarre's avatar
Very nice carving! One can even see the feathers on the Phoenix.
Raetok-Hax's avatar
Wow i'm really impressed, I thought this was a bit of carved/embossed leather. Its amazing to see such detail on a woodcarving! Well done :D
Zeaphra247's avatar
Gorgeous work. I love the attention to detail you have in this along with the organic lines. Lovely piece
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