"Best Laid Plans"

2014   25" x 24" x 6.5"   Blog Post   Video

Best Laid Plans.
Best Laid Plans.

He endlessly yanks on the string, trying to free his entangled kite.

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Side view.
Side view.
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Closer view.
Closer view.
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Head shot.
Head shot.
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The kite.
The kite.
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Starting on the figure.
Starting on the figure.

Hand carved from basswood.

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The body in-progress.
The body in-progress.

I'm figuring out the 4 pivot points.

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Arms all done.
Arms all done.
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Ready for paint.....
Ready for paint.....
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In-progress.
In-progress.

Figuring out the size and scope of the tree.

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Ready to be assembled.
Ready to be assembled.
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Internal mechanism.
Internal mechanism.
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Kite, in progress.
Kite, in progress.
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The background.
The background.

I painted the background, then added the frame.

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The mechanism.
The mechanism.
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