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Santa Gallery 2011- Part 2

T Berry Santa Sign

Santa Carving sign by Tim Berry

 

 

Jim Willis 01

 

 

Smiley Vested Santa


Jim Willis, Kansas, MO

Basswood, 3’ x 4’ x 9”
Acrylic paint and satin lacquer

From original Vested Santa design with smiley face added to fit the Joyous Christmas season

 

 

Alex Bisso 04

 

 

Santa for Bonnie


Alex Bisso, Billings, MT

Cottonwood bark, ~ 19” tall, 4” wide, 2.5” thick
Acrylic paint, several coats of spray lacquer, 50/50 mix of dark/clear Watco satin finishing wax

Original design, with addition of bells and holly inspired by Santa carvings in Rick Jensen’s Carving Tree Bark

 

 

 

Loren Woodard 04

 

 

Old World Santa


Loren Woodard, Sunrise Beach, MO

Basswood, 8” tall
Acrylic paint over boiled linseed oil

Original design

 

 

David Van Gorder

 

 

Santa


David Van Gorder

Basswood, 6” tall
Acrylic paint

From a pattern, author unknown

 

 

Dean Paulsen 02

Dean Paulsen 03

 

 

Star, The Christmas Pony


Dean Paulsen, La Vista, NE

Basswood, 12” tall
Acrylic washes and Krylon matte finish

Santa is original design; pony from a Floyd Rhadigan pattern

 

 

Steve Fowler 02

 

 

Kris Kringle


Steve Fowler, Marion, IN

Basswood, 14” tall, 2” thick
Acrylic paint, Watco wax

From a Harley Schmitgen roughout

 

 

Jim O'Hara 01

 

 

Santa


Jim O’Hara, Grove City, OH

Basswood
Acrylic paint, Minwax finish

From a roughout by Dave Stetson

 

Jeff Pretz 01

Jeff Pretz 02

Jeff Pretz 03

 

 

Santa Twist


Jeff Pretz

Basswood, ~ 5” tall
Zinsser Bullseye Seal Coat, diluted acrylic paint, Minwax wood stain

Design - as Jeff says: “I have done a number of these over the last year or so. I don’t know where I got the idea.”

 

 

Loren Woodard 01

 

 

Santa Relief


Loren Woodard, Sunrise Beach, MO

Beavertail Basswood, 10” x 24”

Original pattern

 

 

Alex Bisso 01

 

 

Two Santas (With a Friend)


Alex Bisso, Billings, MT

Cottonwood bark
Short Santa ~ 9” tall, 3.75” wide, 2.5” thick
Tall Santa ~12” tall, 3.25” wide, 2.5” thick

Acrylic paint, several coats of spray lacquer, 50/50 mix of dark/clear Watco satin finishing wax

Original designs

 

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