Medium: Slate . Steel
• Hand carved v-incised letters into slate
using hammer and chisel.
• Bas relief carving of butterfly with cocoon.
• Custom fabricated steel display stand.
• 66 x 7", foot print is 12 x 12"
• Both the stone and stand are signed.
• Card detailing process is included.
The artist has been carving the word "Listen" in
stone for over 20 years.
This particular "Listen" explores the idea of listening to things
we perhaps don't normally listen to...
Things that cannot always be heard.
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ABOUT HAND CARVED LETTERS
Letters hand carved are very much a lost art.
What one commonly sees today are sandblasted letters
using mechanical methods(rubber templates and very little time)
They are static and still, and to this artist's way of thinking,
have no soul.
Keeping the letters alive by first painting the letters
with brush and then carving the letters with hammer and chisel.
This is how it was done in Greek and Roman times.
When one visits old graveyards hand carved
v-incised letters can still be seen.