Sunday, April 29, 2012

Turtle Reef is a reflection from GTF's underwater reef diving expeditions.  

A 3D scenic collage of shells, copper 'deep sea flora', and hand-painted chase & repousse aluminum swimming sea turtles.  

Each individual element thoughtfully created and positioned one-by-one.

Adhered to metal mesh background and framed in rustic deadhead cypress wood. 

30"W x 14"H.  Suitable for outdoor display.
 Turtle Reef against water background
 Turtle Reef against stucco background
 Left Turtle detail
 Center Turtle detail
Right Turtle detail

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Seahorse Bouquet of fired copper with chase and repousse detail arranged in a custom label wine bottle; mounted on a pecky cypress panel.
Created specially for Debbie, a seahorse lover!

Sunday, April 8, 2012

 Happy Easter!
Bay Heron, carved from beautiful spalted hickory wood, resides peacefully amidst natural treasures found along the shores of Florida's Choctawhatchee Bay... oyster shells and driftwood, plus a copper palmetto.  Framed in rustic deadhead cypress. 
Created specially for Tom and Joy!
approx. 20"W x 24"H x 2"D

Saturday, April 7, 2012

MacFarm Friends Ladybug, Bee, Butterfly, and Hummingbird are hammered copper garden friends;  fluttering forth from a custom label wine bottle mounted on a spectacular pecky cypress wood background.
GTF created this piece to honor Jen's (of recent birthday.