Jo Sonja Iridescent Sycamore Bowl

A further take on the use of the Jo Sonja Iridescent Paints.  This time in the form of a wide rimmed bowl.  This piece has also just achieved the honour of Cover of the Day on the World of Woodturners on the 15th March 2016.

Jo Sonja BowlWOW Screenshot from 2016-03-15

Airbrushed Sycamore Platter

Just another one of my Airbrushed articles, made from Sycamore, which has been textured with the Sorby  and the Wagner,Texturing tool, coloured black with Chestnut spirit stain, Gold Gilt cream which is drybrushed. The centre is coloured Yellow, Yellow/Green, then Orange and finally Red, this time finished with Sanding sealer and Acrylic Satin Lacquer. 280mm x 45mm. Inspired by Nick Agar

Sycamore Platter

Further news about this piece, was that it achieved turning of the week on the Woodworkers Institute and the honour of cover on the World of Woodturners.

Screenshot from 2015-11-14 09:40:48

Terra Sigillata Form/Bowl

Following on from the Pedestal Bowl i was inspired by a Terra Sigillata Form for the Roman period of AD40-AD80, this piece is textured again with the Sorby Spiralling and Texturing Tool, then Sprayed with Chestnut Spirit Stain Black, then Gold Gilt Cream added to highlight the Texturing.  The piece is made from London Plane.

Terra Sigilatta Bowl

 

 

 

 

Pedestal Bowl

One of my new works, inspired by the Romans, it is a pedestal bowl, which measures 170mm x 140mm made from Sycamore, which has been textured with the Sorby Spiralling and Texturing system, Black Spirit Stain and then gold gilt cream added to enhance.  This piece also achieved the coveted honour of the Cover of the Day on the World of Woodturners Website.

Textured_Pedestal_BowlScreenshot from 2014-05-25 09:15:37

New Work

Just a couple of pieces of new work just recently turned.

This is a Flamed Beech Platter, the wood was locally sourced from the Ullapool Woodturning Centre

Flamed Beech Platter

And then a coloured Sycamore tall bowl which has been textured with the Sorby Spiralling System, then coloured with Black Spirit stains and then gold gilt cream added to the texturing. the lower photograph is a close up of the texturing which is in 3 distinctive bands.  Today this piece was chosen as Members Choice on the Woodworkers institute, this honour is the for the fourth time this year

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