Monday 30 December 2013

Wedding Plate - chip carving

Chip carving done in a 10'' basswood plate, finished with dark mahogany gel stain.
The design on the plate combines symbolism of Prince Edward Island and British Columbia.
The island in the middle represents PEI, the background sun and the waves represent British Columbia -
those symbols are inspired by the provincial flags.
The 'foliage' design on the sides combines branches of Red oak (PEI) and Western red cedar (BC), 
both symbolizing the provincial trees: