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“Chubby Cardinal” – Northern Cardinal in Antiqued Folk style. Made from Basswood with acrylic paints on a weathered brass and Birch wood base. Part of a private collection.

* Carved from Basswood (Linden) 

* painted in acrylics 

* posts are either brass, steel or hardwood dowels 

* bases are generally reclaimed wood 

* Generally one of 3 categories: Antiqued Folk, which has less detailed carving, simplistic or exaggerated characteristics; Modern Folk which has a little more definition and is realistic in dimensions and colours; and Realistic, which has all surfaces textured and feathers cut and/or burned in. 

Chubby Cardinal

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