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Hey all, here’s a new carving, based on a Papua New Guinea ancestor figure. Crocodiles feature heavily in New Guinea art and are considered to be important spirit figures. Some tribes even celebrate a crocodile as the creator of their … Continue reading
Tagged ancestor figure, Ancestor spirit, Beech, Carvings, ceremonial, crocodile, oceania, Oceanic, Papua New Guinea, tiki, upcycled
Hi All, here are a couple of relief carvings I made last year. They are based on Papua New Guinea Spirit boards and war shields. Spirit boards or Gope boards are magical objects used in tribal rituals such as the … Continue reading
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Tagged tiki, Carvings, Papua New Guinea, Oceanic, shield, magic charm, upcycled, ancestor figure, oceania, ceremonial, Gope Board, Spirit Board, Ancestor spirit
Hi All, I thought I’d post some process pictures of the Tiki frame from my previous post. I picked up this plain picture frame for a couple of quid at Oxfam- It’s made of cheap pine and had a pretty … Continue reading