Breezy Hill Turning

Turned Wood Art by Michael Foster

Radiolarians
RadSpiral-19-140529

Rad Spiral
A radiolarian (Cyrtophormis spiralis) inspired by the work of Ernst Haeckel.

RadSpiral-20-140529

Rad Spiral
Birch, bleach, Fixatiff 4” x 7”

RadBox-4-140529

Rad Box
A radiolarian of unknown species inspired by a scanning electron image.
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RadBox-9-140529

Rad Box
Bubinga, Box elder burl, Bleach, Fixatiff, Waterlox, 4”D x 3”H

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Radiolarian V
A piece based on one (Astrocyclia solaster) of the many radiolarians that Ernst Haeckel described and illustrated.
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Radiolarian V
Black Agate wood, Waterlox 3”H x 5” D

RadiolarianIV-34-140309

Radiolarian IV
A turned piece inspired by the work of Ernst Haeckel and the radiolarian Cenosphæra perforata that he illustrated.
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RadiolarianIV-43-140309

Radiolarian IV
Box Elder Burl, stain, Waterlox, 3.25” D

RadiolarianIII-25-140301

Radiolarian III
Inspiration for this piece came from a scanning electron micrograph of a radiolarian’s silica skeleton, (cyrtopera laguncula).
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RadiolarianIII-15-140227

Radiolarian III
Maple, Acrylics, 12.5”H x 5” D

Radiolarian II-4-140202

Radiolarian II
A turned work inspired by the illustrations that Ernst Haeckel completed while documenting and describing radiolaria. This is base on the radiolarian Dictyophimus hertwigii.
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Radiolarian II-14-140202

Radiolarian II
Box Elder Burl, bleach, Krylon, 3.5” H x 4.75" D

Radiolarian-6-111206

Radiolarian
A piece loosely based on a couple of different radiolarian species.
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Radiolarian-13-111206

Radiolarian
Macassar ebony, 3.75" x 6", tung oil/varnish mix

Radiolarians