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orangutan mother with baby

i was pondering about motherhood, and inspired by a friend, i started this carving about motherhood, though i wanted depict it through an animal mother than a human mother. this orang mom and her baby portray what i wanted to show, and i am quite happy with the result. if you are interested there are more images, and the complete story how i carved this bas relief, on my blog ...

walnut (probably), circle is 25 cm diameter, wood was 18mm thick, finish is just a thin coat of briwax.