Awards & Engraving

March '16

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A&E MARCH 2016 • 55 sentation if you also carved the reflections. Looking at the pond, there were only a few shaded areas over the water surface, suggesting a bit of a fog and the tree reflec- tions. There is one tree stump in the pond that is carved because it protrudes out of the water. After a couple of samples, Pat was on his way to blasting that area. The Buildings Here we had to make quite a few adjustments. First, we had to make sure the perspective was correct and then we had to move some elements, like the beams holding up the porch roof—they were originally too close to the edge of the building, making it almost impossible to blast a clean line. We wanted to give the buildings a bit more character by adding paneling lines to the roofs rather than making it a single panel on either side. Next, we added some texture to the porch roof of the main The beginning work on the trees and pond. Sandcarving

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