Robert Manning

Ivory Improv

[B][I]Ivory Improv[/I][/B] "Woodturning is a naturally symmetrical process. Soon after I started turning segmented forms, I felt a singing desire for asymmetry. [B][I]Ivory Improv[/I][/B] is one manifestation of that desire." [B][I]Ivory Improv[/I][/B] Bleached Sugar Maple, Ebony, Bloodwood 6 3/8" x 13 1/4" 7.65 ounces (217 grams) January 2010 575 pieces [url=http://www.californiawoodartist.com]californiawoodartist.com[/url] Images copyright 2010 by Robert Manning

Ivory Improv
Robert Manning, Jul 17, 2010
    • Joe Greiner
      Both simple and complex - how cool is that?!

      Superb
    • Michelle Rich
      I think this is stellar. As I looked at it I thought ..how marvelous this would look with it's opposite near by...all black with the same design in reverse. Outstanding concept.
    • Robert Manning
      Thank you, Dale from Utah. I used to carve the powder at Alta and Snowbird.

      Joe,
      Thanks for being such a loyal fan.

      Thank you Michelle,
      I have a larger one in Ziricote in process. Six inch wide ebony is hard to find.
    • Peter Michalski
      Absolut great!
    • Ronald Campbell
      Robert I keep coming back to look at this piece. Looking down on it is just great. You are an inspiration to a beginner.
    • Robert Manning
      Thanks for looking, Ronald. I really like the color of bleached Sugar Maple.

      A friend who paints landscapes told me this piece reminded her of a Mondrian painting.
    • Robbie Graham
      Great piece Robert. I don't normally like segmented work but this has got a wow factor, well done.
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