Wednesday, November 3, 2010

"Phaeton #2"... Is the Whole Greater Than the Sum of the Parts?

All of the "parts" seem to be falling in place,
for "Phaeton #2"
His boat is finished...
I made a paper clay black crow 
sitting on a perch, to hang from the mast.
He still needs a coat of gesso and some paint
on his head and hands...
and then I will add a crackle finish.
His arms and wings need to be wired on,
a few vintage buttons and trims
and he will be ready for that "Long Journey Home!"

6 comments:

  1. I cannot wait to see him with his finishing touches. He is going to be amazing!!

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  2. He is a darling,congrats on your cover of Art Doll Quarterly!phylliso

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  3. Love the face and the huge glasses. Interestingly, I just had a similar cart done for my next work, the difference being it's entirely made of paper.

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  4. Hello Daryle. He is fantastic!!!! Your work always amazes me. Each creation has such character and feeling.

    :)Doreen

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  5. I just LOVE him.. he is so qute :-)
    And I too saw your work in Art Doo Quarterly.. of course you deserve it..
    Nice..
    Christina

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  6. So glad I found your blog I just got my copy of prim and was delighted to see your gorgeous sentinel on the cover I just love your work!

    Raewyn

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