Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Anonymous Carved Plaque of Two Little Boys


Something weird happens when you try to do portraiture in carved wood. I've seen a number of them in my time and I've never seen one that doesn't come away with a strange, almost sinister quality to it....almost like Han Solo being encased in carbonite!

Here's a fine example of just what I'm talking about...

3 comments:

Kipik said...

I think here they are mostly missing eye/pupils so it makes them a bit freaky. But generally I find folky/primitive styles work best with wood.

Joey said...

Probably doesn't help that they look like Chucky too :)

Scott said...

Jonathan Winters long lost twins...