This’ll be a quick look at a client’s buttonwood and how I try to match new carving to old deadwood. Not easy but you can get close.
It’s a little green, I know. The deadwood, I mean. The leaves shouldbe green. Unless it’s a silver buttonwood. Then the leaves are a kinda silvery green. But I digress.
This area is where I need to focus.It’s a bit chunky and plain.There was probably a longer Jin or branch that someone broke off and whittled down with Jin pliers (or their teeth). That’s how deadwood treatment is…
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