Olympic bowls

My little tribute to the Olympics, well as a bowlturner how could I not?

And I also wanted to share daughter Jojo’s latest spoon done entirely on her own, I am really very proud of her.

5 Responses to Olympic bowls

  1. Sean Hellman July 26, 2012 at 6:47 pm #

    Jojo that is a lovely spoon, i really like the asymmetry, lovely form. Robin I hope you will be safe from the olympic infringement police

  2. Frontier Carpenter July 26, 2012 at 8:04 pm #

    Nice spoon and bowls

  3. Unknown July 26, 2012 at 9:11 pm #

    Beautiful spoon. Graceful lines and subtle facets on the back. Pride well deserved. Robin, is the paint from dry pigments? I have been experimenting with some artist's oils (as in Jogge's book), so I am curious what you've used for the colors.

  4. Unknown July 26, 2012 at 9:20 pm #

    By the way, Unknown is above is Dave Fisher, I just haven't figured out how to change it from "unknown".

  5. Robin Wood July 26, 2012 at 9:45 pm #

    Hi Dave, The paints are natural pigments I bought in Sweden years ago. Normally I make an egg and oil emulsion like this http://greenwood-carving.blogspot.co.uk/2008/12/how-to-make-home-made-paint.htmlbut these rims are done with a straight oil paint because I have some amazing 5 year old raw linseed that goes off really quickly.