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“ King of the Mountain” 7X24”, a lathe-turned and hollowed birch lidded Vase. The rock climbers are fabric wrapped wire, a little paint, A red hat for good luck, a rock for support. The paint is acrylic based copper and ferric chloride dust Patinated with liver of sulfur and cupric chloride, surface Coated with polycoat and Golden matt flat varnish. $475
There’s only room for one at the top. Ain’t that the truth? There’s a lotta climbers in this world, me included, but Most of the hard cash, all of the glory, the big prize, The Green Jacket goes only to the #1 dude on the Pinnacle. But we all try to take first at Talledega, eh? That’s part of the ambition, the will, the hope, the wish, The process we all go through to be our best and hope That’s good enough to survive and thrive. A collaboration between me and Deborah Ann, fabric Artist, signed by both of us.
“ King of the Mountain” The lathe-turned and hollowed birch lid close-up. Signed by Deborah Ann and JSBarany 509–949-5873 E-Mail me!
“ 2021: The Cure” Wisteria root and lathe-turned and carved aluminum dragons, ~13X7X13”. Polycoat clearcoat for easy cleaning. Signed. $450
2021: The Cure” Dragonflies are voracious hunters/eaters. And they are Immune to human respiratory viruses. They have secretly Promised me their personal covid-19 pandemic cure after Demonstrating in this work that they can ‘Take a Bite Outa Covid’. It goes like this: he does the devouring of each virion (as he’s showing) And she offers N-95 masks to every person in our world (as she’s showing).
“ 2021: The Cure” Up close look at the Dragonflies Signed by johnsbarany $450 509–949-5873 E-Mail me!
“Bluebird in the Window” 7X33”, Lidded vase lathe-turned and fully hollowed. Signed by jsbarany. $800
What a thrill waking up in the morning and seeing a Bluebird in the window bringing good luck to the day.
The paint is airbrushed masked acrylics topped off with Satin lacquer for easy cleaning.
“Bluebird in the Window” Close-up of the lid. Signed by jsbarany $800 509–949-5873 E-Mail me!
“ 4 hearty goblets on a stand“ Lathe-turned and hollowed, these were Painted in masked acrylics and coated with thick-film epoxy. They are Fully functional as food safe drinking ‘glasses’ and are meant to be used. 3X12X14”. Signed by jsbarany $500 509–949-5873 E-Mail me!
“ Breaking Loose” These young beauties have just graduated or are about to do So and they are celebrating by dancing around the ribboned May pole with scissors’ in hand, joyfully celebrating by cutting The ties that bind. 4X15, a lidded vase lathe-turned and hollowed in birch. The Figures are by fabric artist Deborah Ann and are stitched. The Clear coating is lacquer for cleanability. Signed by jsbarany and Deborah Ann $350 509–949-5873 E-Mail me!
“ Jacob’s Coat of Many Colors” In the bible Jacob was ridiculed by his sibs and buddies because Of the ragged-but-colorful coat he wore. Turns out, he got Favored by the king into a high and responsible position and, When the bro’s came in for help, Jacob had pity and Demonstrated fraternity and forgave their discrepancies. Lidded vase, 5X5X27”, lathe-turned and hollowed, carved and textured. The painting is in acrylics hand-painted. The head is lathe-turned, Torch burned (a tipped hat to Derek Wiedeman for inspiration). All Are overcoated in polycoat for cleanability. Signed by jsbarany $900 509–949-5873 E-Mail me!
“ The Four Corners” There is a spot in the American Southwest where 4 states meet At their corners. It is a magical place in our world where several Cultures, modern and ancient, come together. It is marked In part by where the Colorado River confluences. The summit Of these mysteries is the subject of this piece and the descriptions In it change every time I look at it. I could discuss its influences For days. The green mask is first in a series of a mask within a mask within Another mask and, finally, a snake posing in an eagle’s mirror. The outermost mask, the green one, is done in maple and the base is Carved, textured, burned walnut. Polycoat overcoating protects it And allows cleaning. 10X10X12” Signed. $3,500 509–949-5873 E-Mail me!
“ All Aboard” This alien spaceship is clarion-calling to get all hands On deck for the flight to….where? Is it a 21st century Noah calling us to the ark? Is it the Grasshopper Calling the ants in for a hard winter’s season? Or Is it the mythical Pied Piper calling the children away? Go figure! Maple, aluminum, walnut, wire, acrylic paint, 3-D paint. And clear coat polycoat to allow cleaning. 10X10X12”. Signed. $1,000 509–949-5873 E-Mail me!
“ Leo’s Man” A tall, skinny guy in a scarecrow outfit. I took this lathe-turned and hollowed vase to Leo Adams and he decided to embellish it with straw, Old cut up egg crates, and black stripes. Looks Like a scrub-country boy to me. 18X28X8”. Signed by jsbarany and Leo Adams $1,000 509–949-5873 E-Mail me!
“ Barn Owl” When surprised from behind, a barn owl can swivel his head 180 degrees And it looks like his feet are on back-in-front. That’s what happened to This guy whose wings are across his tummy and his toes are on the side Where his back is supposed to be. A lidded vase 6X6X33”. The owl is carved in birch. The vase and lid Are lathe-turned and hollowed. The bird’s paint is acrylic and the Vase’s paint is copper flakes patinated with CuSO4 and Sulfuric Acid. All are satin lacquered and Golden flat varnished. Signed. NFS (private collection)
“ Box of Hearts” This little box’s lid is adorned with hearts of love and affection, so, Whoever gets it should feel really warm and cuddly. 4X7X8”. The base is maple and the lid and finial are walnut. All pieces are hand-carved, textured. The hearts have a faint Red stain and the box is just big enough for a few rings, a bracelet, A necklace. $325 509–949-5873 E-Mail me!
“ The Blue Tumblers 4” A set of tall tumblers and a basal stand. 8X8X9”. Acrylic paints and Designs adorn the vessels and they are All coated with a thick film of epoxy that Is food safe and they are meant to be Used every day. They can be warm wet Washrag cleaned but don’t dump them In sinkwater, microwave or dishwasher And they’ll last forever. Time for drinks? Signed. $350 509–949-5873 E-Mail me!
“ Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button” 3 youngsters playing the age old game with joy, Climbing around the old vase. This is a collaboration with Deborah Ann who did The young ladies wih wrapped wire and thread And fabric. The vase is 8X12”, lathe-turned and Hollowed, painted in acrylics and coated with Polycoat for easy cleaning. Signed by Deborah Ann and jsbarany. NFS (Private Collection)
“ The Red Shoe Sailors” These balloon-headed seamen are steppin’ out. And, Like the good ole boys they are, when steppin’ out, They put on their best duds, the red shoes. Those Are the ones that say “I’m willing to take a chance, Walk outside the box, risk it all, dance when I have The chance.” 3 tumblers lathe-turned and hollowed from birch, Airbrush painted in acrylics. 8X8X10” Signed. $350 509–949-5873 E-Mail me!
“ Hummingbird Heaven”
“ Hummingbird Heaven” (Close-up)
“ Hummingbird Heaven” (Close-up)
Hummingbird Heaven” In October when this tree blooms, the hummingbirds come from Afar to buzz, sip, cavort, and duel with eachother for blossom Rights. The pink flowers sit for three weeks, beckoning the tiny Birds before the Fall migration is brought on by cold November Weather. ~26X8X4”, a carved lidded vase. The dome and the vase are Carpathian Walnut. Painted in acrylics, clear coated with Polycoat for easy cleaning. Signed. NFS (Private collection) Ps. Can anyone remember the name of this tree that Has massive pink blossoms in the fall?