Monday, July 12, 2010

Leftover Lumber Project: Owl



Wood Sculpture: 7 inches tall x 5 inches wide
Made from leftover lumber in my garage.
Couldn't resist adding a little tattoo to his backside.

69 comments:

Ginger*:) said...

Wonderful. A Wood Owl! Since they normally live in south Africa, I am glad to see this species here on Blogger. Your work is terrific.

Debbie Meyer said...

Eric!!! I absolutely love this owl! So adorable!!! (Do I see an etsy shop in your future???)You are da man, dude! The Old Spice guy has nothing on you, Mr. Crafty. :)

Dot said...

SOOOO adorable! Love it, Eric!

Jane Wilson said...

oooo. i love it!

Kelly Light said...

this is the cutest scrap lumber ever!

Vanessa Brantley Newton said...

EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!! How fabulous! I love HIM! I WANT HIM!

Caroline said...

Ah he's too cute - has Eric Barclay written all over him (literally if you consider the tattoo!) Hope you make some more of these.

nina seven said...

he's really great, eric. i especially love his tree and the added leaf! very fun!

Jen Valvert said...

I love this! I want to have it so bad! :D

Fotf said...

Love it Eric but you know me i am a bit partial to an Owl or two lol

theartofpuro said...

Fantastic!I love it!

Pirusca said...

Oh, very lovely!

amba said...

The most beautiful owl sculpture ever!

bee said...

Holy mackerel you just whipped that up? He's amazing! It is lovely to have a break from the computer or sketchbook and get creative in another way sometimes hey :)

Abz said...

is there anything you CANT do?

Very cool!

Eric Barclay said...

Thanks so much, everyone.

anil ks said...

..this is terrific..wonderful sculpture Eric..you ROCK!!!

vjarumugam said...

lovely piece Eric! absolute translation of your illustration flavor on to an opaque material. Fresh! I have decided my X-mas gift from you. :)

Christina Zemelka said...

beautiful piece!

Jake Louis McDonald said...

I want one! =]

Renee Kurilla said...

So creative! I love it!

ginger bred said...

AAAH WOW!!! I love this!! You are so so so talented!! :)

donny* said...

wow! wow! wow! ... and WOW! i absolutely love the sculpture. brilliant work, sir!

Eric Barclay said...

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit and for your kind words, they are deeply appreciated.

And VJ, just send me the plane tickets and I'll hand deliver your Christmas gift!

Charles Santoso said...

First timer here. Lovely works you have here, sir! :)

Mónica said...

Gorgeous owl, i like very much your blue owl. Have a nice week

AtelierBrigitte said...

This is so lovely - one of your characters in 3D!

zime said...

I'm falling in love Eric!!!
You know I love birds and mini sculptures on wood... how can I say!! I want one!!!! :)
I'll dreaming whit this little one :D

Love
Zime
(^v^)

2 Geechee Girls said...

K Eric, I'm thinking you are going to have to make at least 100 or more of this little darling cause they are going to fly so fast. Who knew???? Vanessa told me all about it! How wonderful. YOU GO BOY!!!

Shirley said...

My goodness, how can leftovers be THAT AWESOME?! By the magic of Eric, that's how! This is simply so wonderful - and I love the little tatoo...perfect touch! I hope he is gracing your fireplace mantel. I'd put him right there!

ValGalArt said...

heehee, lovin this Eric :D i am very fond of Owls and we have some in our little forest here ;)

Valerie Lorimer said...

Wow! I'm totally impressed. Really charming and so cute, Eric. I wouldn't have a clue what to do with leftover lumber.

Bella Sinclair said...

THAT

IS

SO

COOOOOOOOL!!!!

Oh my goodness, I squealed so loud, I'm sure I sounded like a drag car peeling off the starting line. Love his little tat, too!

Have a fantastic summer. Hope you get to spend some time laughing and frolicking with the family. Oh, and more sculptures. Make some more sculptures this summer, please.

Tomás Serrano said...

Wonderfuil! Your style 100%

Mònica Ràfols - Il.lustradora said...

Cute and lovely, Eric!

Tracy said...

Wow this is awesome :) Is it for sale??? :) Love it!

Food and Drugs said...

Nice!
It looks very decorative, apart of the warm feeling your illos usually transmit.
:-)

Lisa M Griffin said...

Extremely cool! I love seeing your work in 3d and the tattoo is a great touch of quirk! ;)

Angela Matteson said...

This is perfect! I heart this so much! He's so simple, but has so much great retro style!

krisztina maros said...

oh, incredibly great!! you must do more! :)

Eric Barclay said...

Thanks so much, everyone.

Doodle Isle said...

Heheh aweeeee this is just toooooo cute! I love its tattooed backside, want one too on mine. Love your characters very very much.

Sjan W said...

this is SO cute..!
Awesome stuff, I'm so happy I've found your blog!

Isaac Orloff Illustration said...

i was just thinking it would be fun to try to build some models of character out of wood. you have done it quite well! Great work! Your characters all have great personality to them

roberta baird said...

OMG..... How cool is that!!!!

Reg said...

That is adorable and amazing! I know nothing about wood but I'm gonna show that to my dad, maybe he can make me one HAH :))

Peter Breese said...

Very freakin cool man. Really dig it!

Johanna Urban said...

Very cute :)
xx

Johanna, Sweden
ART, http://johannaurban.blogspot.com/

Kelly Medina said...

This is soo cute. You are so talented. The tattoo is awesome! :)

Howard Shum said...

Too awesome!

Cheryl Lynn said...

OMG! How did I miss this! This is so awesome! He is the cutest, tatoo and all. Great use of leftovers!

You Rock!

Thierry Cattant said...

Awesome

ROSÁLIA LERNER said...

Wow for your beautiful Owl!!
thanks for your sweet comment dear Eric!
Rosalia

MayY . C 五月媽媽 said...

So cute and simply adorable and irristable..
Weel Wood crafted! YOu are talented Eric !

Kay Aker said...

Wow, what a piece of work! Sculpture no less! Love it!

Amy C said...

he is completely adorable and who wouldn't be proud sporting such a super cool tattoo!?!

J. E. Morris said...

OMG I'm going to have to go through the scrap wood in my hubbie's shop. Too cute. Love the tat.

*daisy said...

(gasp!) too adorable! me thinks you need to do some more sculptures- he's too cute!!! : D

RobMc said...

That is so so great!

michael robertson said...

very cool-your characters translates so nicely to 3d!

Kaitlyn said...

Wonderful work! so cute

The Green Telephone said...

OMG that's amazing! Another dimension added to your fantastic style!

Francisco Martins said...

Love this Eric! you are so versatil...very amazing!

Nicole said...

so original. Love his tattoo.

yoon see said...

So brilliant and beautiful!
Would you build a sculpture gallery Eric?
Loving it and I have a fabulous time visiting your blog.

Brad said...

speechless.....

Miss J said...

Oh My goodness, this is so wonderful!

Anja said...

Oh my, this little owl is so cool!!!! LOVE him!!! And that little leaf beside him...

Mª Elena M.P. said...

I love it!!!!!!!!!!!is so cute....