Breezy Hill Turning

Turned Wood Art by Michael Foster

<p style="text-align:center;">Rad Spiral<br />A radiolarian (<span style="font:12px &#39;Lucida Grande&#39;, LucidaGrande, Verdana, sans-serif; ">Cyrtophormis spiralis) </span> inspired by the work of Ernst Haeckel.  </p> <p style="text-align:center;">Rad Spiral<br />Birch, bleach, Fixatiff<br />4&rdquo; x 7&rdquo;</p> <p style="text-align:center;">Rad Box<br />A radiolarian of unknown species inspired by a scanning electron image.</p> <p style="text-align:center;">Rad Box<br />Bubinga, Box elder burl<br />Bleach, Fixatiff, Waterlox<br />4&rdquo;D x 3&rdquo;H</p> <p style="text-align:center;">Radiolarian V<br />A piece based on one (Astrocyclia solaster)  of the many radiolarians that Ernst Haeckel described and illustrated.</p> <p style="text-align:center;">Radiolarian V, side view<br />Black Agate wood, Waterlox<br />3&rdquo;H x 5&rdquo; D</p> <p style="text-align:center;">Radiolarian IV<br />A turned piece inspired by the work of Ernst Haeckel and the radiolarian  Cenosph&aelig;ra perforata that he illustrated.</p> <p style="text-align:center;">Radiolarian IV<br />Box Elder Burl, stain, Waterlox<br />3.25&rdquo; D</p> <p style="text-align:center;">Radiolarian III<br />Inspiration for this piece came from a scanning electron micrograph of a radiolarian&rsquo;s silica skeleton, (<span style="font:12px &#39;Lucida Grande&#39;, LucidaGrande, Verdana, sans-serif; ">cyrtopera laguncula).</span></p> <p style="text-align:center;">Radiolarian III<br />Maple, Acrylics<br />12.5&rdquo;H x 5&rdquo; D</p> <p style="text-align:center;">Radiolarian II<br />A turned work inspired by the illustrations that Ernst Haeckel completed while documenting and describing radiolaria.  This is base on the radiolarian Dictyophimus hertwigii.</p> <p style="text-align:center;">Radiolarilarian II<br />Box Elder Burl, bleach, Krylon<br /><span style="font:12px &#39;Lucida Grande&#39;, LucidaGrande, Verdana, sans-serif; ">3.5" H x 4.75" D</span></p> <p style="text-align:center;">Radiolarian<br />A piece loosely based on a couple of different radiolarian species.</p> <p style="text-align:center;">Radiolarian<br /><span style="font:12px &#39;Lucida Grande&#39;, LucidaGrande, Verdana, sans-serif; ">Macassar ebony<br />3.75" x 6", tung oil/varnish mix</span></p>
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