My addictions are spreading their wings

Discussion in 'The Brush' started by chrisgeeo, Apr 2, 2018.

  1. chrisgeeo

    chrisgeeo Well-Known Member

    So, I have a thing for brushes and bowls. Yes, I admit it in front of all men. I love to study the shape and ascetics of brushes and bowls. Hand feel and a sensual shape grab my eyes much like a curvy woman. So in my search I've decided I must make my own. Ordered several knots in various materials and sizes. And have made a few introductory pieces for my collection. Anyways I digress.... what do yall think of these 2 specimens?

    One is Cast and turned from a deep metallic blue and white swirl acrylic with a 24mm boars hair knot that I've cast myself
    The other is from black walnut and coated with spare urethane to protect from the liquids it will get a 24mm maggard synthetic knot [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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  2. chevyguy

    chevyguy Well-Known Member

    Those are really nice.


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  3. chrisgeeo

    chrisgeeo Well-Known Member

    Thank you sir

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  4. CarlfromMO

    CarlfromMO Well-Known Member

    Really beautiful work.
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  5. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    Well done. The blue is gorgeous. :happy088:
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  6. AlDm

    AlDm Active Member

    Magnificent products. I especially liked the first two photos. If you can somehow add small asterisks, it will look like a reflection of the starry sky in the ocean. Sorry, I can not explain my thought in English well.

    Великолепные изделия. Первые два фото мне особенно понравились. Если можно каким-то образом, добавить маленькие звёздочки, это будет похоже на отражение звёздного неба в океане. Извините, я не могу хорошо объяснить свою мысль на английском языке.
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  7. SFTrooper

    SFTrooper Active Member

    Very cool bowls and brush handles indeed. Awesome job especially for these being introductory pieces.
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  8. david of central florida

    david of central florida Rhubarb Rubber

    Very nice
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  9. chrisgeeo

    chrisgeeo Well-Known Member

    I do wood working as a hobby but these are firsts as far as them done in acrylic

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  10. Pilotcld

    Pilotcld Well-Known Member

    I like the blue as well, but I love things made out wood. I think I like the Walnut bowl and brush handle the best. They look very natural and clean!

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  11. MR41

    MR41 Well-Known Member

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  12. Ijustmissedthe50s

    Ijustmissedthe50s The Warnee

    All beautiful pieces...distinctly different but all with a definite "wow" factor! Sweeeet!
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  13. Enrico

    Enrico Well-Known Member

    Great looking! :happy088:
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  14. canoeroller

    canoeroller Active Member

    Beautiful work.
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  15. chrisgeeo

    chrisgeeo Well-Known Member

    Thanks everyone! Your words are too kind.

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  16. Enrico

    Enrico Well-Known Member

    BTW is that Gopher from the Love Boat on TV in the back ground? Yup, I really look at your pictures carefully. :D
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  17. john zeiger

    john zeiger Well-Known Member

    Beautiful work. It is amazing the way that this hobby morphs into tangents related to this hobby. You are very talented.
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  18. chrisgeeo

    chrisgeeo Well-Known Member

    I believe you're correct sir!

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  19. chrisgeeo

    chrisgeeo Well-Known Member

    Thank you! And yep, it seems I dove head first

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  20. oscar11

    oscar11 Well-Known Member

    Well done, very nice.
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