This series features my finest sticks, allowing me to bring my fine arts skills as an artist into my work as a craftsman of walking sticks.
These sticks are selected for their exquisite and unique confirmation. In addition to being unusually beautiful, I look for unique features such as scarring caused by deer and elk rutting their antlers against the sticks, mountain lion & bobcat scratches and pecking from woodpeckers, sapsuckers and other birds.
The beautiful patterns they create, and unique natural features set these sticks apart.
After shaping, I execute the fine art images by hand, first sketching the image directly on the stick, then, using a burning iron, and an assortment of art mediums to apply the color that will complete the work.
I offer a limitless variety of wildlife subjects, symbols and images, including Native American imagery, wild flowers, etc…
Each stick, is hand sanded top to bottom out to 320 grit. Sealed by submersion, each stick is finished with five to seven double coats of satin or high gloss finish. Accessorized with a heavy leather wrist strap and barrel bead of antler, wood, or agate, and a black hard rubber shoe for the foot.
Priced individually from $ 85.00 and up.
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