Baran Mickle

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Reflections

Butterfly Girl becoming The face starts out just like raising a bowl in silversmithing parlance. Areas are bumped out in a version of the chasing-repoussé technique with just hammers. After a (good) while, the face is refined to a desired extent. Facial features, eyes for instance, are planned, plotted, taken out and irises added back in. Then the
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Bill as Silversmith Sample of the Silversmith process. (Incredibly compressed)Raising: Flat sheets of metal are formed by blows of the hammer in rows (circles) over steel or wooden stakes, compressing (or stretching) the metal toward a specific form. After one complete “course” (rows all the way to top), the metal form is softened (annealed) and the
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LIFE  Island Treasures: Cantwell, Baran-Mickle are latest inductees to storied artistic pantheon By Luciano Marano • January 13, 2020 8:15 am Two new Bainbridge art world icons, Bill Baran-Mickle and Dominique Cantwell, are now counted among the illustrious ranks of Island Treasure Award recipients. Award officials confirmed the duo’s nomination earlier this month, capping a secretive selection process which mandates anonymity
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Suleiman This is a young Arab man whose very name translates to “Man of Peace.”The man wears a popular hat, an embroidered kufi, and its tag on top reads “Ahlan Wa Sahlan,” which translates as a common “Welcome” greeting response. He also has the ubiquitous agama lizard peaking over his shoulder. /*! elementor - v3.19.0 -
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Butterfly Girl This bust is about things that are endangered. All the butterflies are all on the endangered species list - those that are landing on the woman as well as those emerging from the pattern on the woman’s blouse. This caution about species in Nature that are endangered also reflects upon how society needs to
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Artist Spotlight: William Baran-MickleThis month we are featuring Poulsbo artist Bill Baran-Mickle. His sculpture Inciting Hope is one of the pieces featured in the Sculpture Forest’s new Augmented Reality exhibit.William Baran-Mickle is a metalsmith who has been creating metal artwork for over 40 years. Like another Forest sculptor, Jeff Kahn, he started his artistic journey
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Photo Courtesy of Price Sculpture Forest Scott Price, found of the Price Sculpture Forest in Coupeville, stands next to “Inciting Hope,” by William Baran-Mickle. Actually, the statue isn’t physically there, but a new Augmented Reality exhibit at the sculpture park makes it look like it is. This is the only such art exhibit in
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