Friday 7 March 2014

Decorative plates - Music inspired quotes

Two chip carved plates, both basswood and 10'' in diameter.
The first is with a quote by Leopold Stokowski “A painter paints pictures on canvas - But musicians paint their pictures on silence” and includes a treble clef and a swirl rosette in its center:

The second plate bears a quote by Robert Fripp  “Music is wine that fills the cup of silence ”,
I've seen various versions of this quote and this one seemed to be the most suitable to me.
The design is done with a simple six sided rosette: