Monday, August 3, 2015

Exploding Color - Doodle 66 ) August 3, 2015

Exploding Color - Doodle 66 ) August 3, 2015

Still another completed Doodle - working with Photoshop and its bright colors.

I used a Pattern from my Pinterest Board - "
Doodling and Doodles" this is the result...
Original design from... 
http://www.doverpublications.com/zb/samples/493164/sample7b.htm 
I love the Exploding Color.

Enjoy
Murray Lincoln

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Doodling on the Lazy Days of Summer - 244 Blossoms on a Tree

Doodling on the Lazy Days of Summer - 244 Blossoms on a Tree - August 3, 2015

Just completed a Doodle - or Doodling over the past three warm days.

Sitting down by the Little Lake in the middle of Peterborough, Ontario (Canada), with a cool breeze blowing on hot summer days - there is no better place to be.

There are 244 Blossoms on my imaginary tree... I counted them all after drawing the picture.

Why Doodle and Color?  It is just about the most relaxing thing I could do.  The stress flows out in the breeze and peace sweeps in. The world continues to rush by, but time stops for me. Soothing... peaceful and alone.

Enjoy
Murray Lincoln

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Monday, July 6, 2015

Two Eagle Feathers just completed - July 6, 2015

Two Eagle Feathers just completed
Just completed two Eagle Feathers - carved from Pine. 

Commissioned for a Customer in Ontario with one going to Alberta. 

Each has a small Blackfoot insignia on its base - ordered for Blackfoot aboriginals. 

(Note in Canada they are known as the Blackfoot - in the USA they are the Blackfeet - interesting small tidbit of info for me - who has a tiny bit of Aboriginal DNA which was/is likely Iroquois or Shawnee - south of Lake Erie)




The following three photos show the side views and a little more profile




Friday, June 26, 2015

My Small Rocking Chair with Pyrography is now COMPLETE!

My Small Rocking Chair with Pyrography is now COMPLETE! June 25, 2015

I began doing the pyrography work on this small rocking chair on May 5, 2015 - 51 days ago.

I didn't work on it everyday but I did put 62 hours of intense design and burning!  It has been a work of love and will be handed down in our family over the years to come.

Value?  Working at $20 per hour = $1240.... which is why it would never sell

I place the photos here first and then will publish them to Misty Hollow Facebook Pages and finally to Pinterest.

Yes you are welcome to copy and print the photos as you like. Simply "Right Click" on the photo and then "Save As" to your computer or Flash Drive/Memory Stick.

My contact information is below if you needed further information.  I would love to hear from you!

Murray Lincoln
Misty Hollow Carving

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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Part Two - My NEW Pyrography - on a Child-size Rocking Chair

Part Two - My NEW Pyrography - on a Child-size Rocking Chair - May 31, 2015

Here is my second posting on the progress of my Child-size Rocking Chair... doing the back of the chair.

First I laid out the design, distributing the Flower Designs evenly but with a variety shown.  Spacing for me is important as well as the designs are placed on the wood. BTW this is done by using a simple graphite pencil with fine lines making it easier to erase if I wish to remove my lines.

I have taken shots to show you how the work progresses.

As to the fumes and smoke that is produced I have a small fan blowing away from the work... taking the smoke away.  Blowing away also helps to not reduce the heat produced at the tip of my burning tool.

Take a look....



Next series of photos show the step by step progress as the burning continued.

I should have timed myself... but I do watch TV and when good parts of the program come on I stop burning... 

Step by Step... the first photo are of the upside down design... which I did to make it easier to reach the burning area.










Beginning the second back support - the lower one - still in upside down position







Next shots are right-side up...










Saturday, May 30, 2015

My NEW Pyrography - on a Child-size Rocking Chair

My NEW Pyrography - on a Child-size Rocking Chair - May 30, 2015

Just started my newest Pyrography piece by doing the seat of a Child-size Rocking Chair. The arms, legs and chair back are next.

Here are some photos of stage one...


and some further detail showing Before and After photos...








Monday, May 18, 2015

"Adults Color" ideas have been added to Misty Hollow Fairies and Misty Hollow Carving

Adults Color - Misty Hollow Fairies - May 18, 2015
For a number of years now I have been producing images for the Digital Image World/Market.  Taking some of my own images and adding color I came up with the following pieces.

Today I am demonstrating the fun of coloring with simple Pencil Crayons (Crayola Pencil Crayons actually - the simple ones).

I would imagine that all of us started our the experimentation with coloring when we were young.  It kept the kids busy for hours.  Think about it for a moment... weren't those happy moments doing whatever you wanted to do with the page in your coloring book?

When did you stop coloring?  Was it when someone told you that was kid's stuff to do?  Was it when we became real busy trying to do what school wanted us to do?  Was it when we lost our childhood maybe...?

Why not start again?  By doing an image search on Google with something as simple as "Adults Color" - hundreds of images appear for you to select from. Some are very complicated and very intricate.

Enjoy...
Murray Lincoln from "Misty Hollow"




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