Birds #17 & 18
A Small Diversion

Reclaimed Fence Boards

I finished several tiles this past week.  A co-worker was kind enough to give me all of his old fence boards he was tearing down.  To some, that would mean a pile of trash.  To me, it means Art Project! 

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"A Fruitful Day"  approx 3 x 6-1/2" - The hares I have been doing have really been fun.

I have used these boards as backings for my tiles.  They make a terrific, rustic look and really contrast so well with the glossy-ness of the glass.  The addition of the small branch pieces gives the pieces dimension and makes a great framework.

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"Over the River"  Another hare :)    

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"Leaf It All"  Ode to leaves.  Notice the leaf wing on the bird?

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"Fox Run"  This one was fun.  The fox is another of my favorite animals to draw and paint.  The tree, though is the focus on this piece.  It is almost lyrical in its form.

I hope you enjoyed these.  I have a bunch more wood ready for glass.  Gotta cut the glass, draw some designs and get paintin'!  See you soon!