Marquetry and IntarsiaMarquetry is the craft of covering a structural carcass with veneer forming decorative patterns, designs or pictures. The result may be furniture, decorated small objects or free-standing pictures.Marquetry and Intarsia by Myana
Marquetry is created by selecting different types of wood, using its natural grain patterns and colors to create the different colors in the pattern.
Intarsia is created by selecting different types of wood, using its natural grain patterns and colors (rather than dyes and stains) to create the different colors in the pattern. Each piece of wood is then individually cut , shaped, and sanded before fitting them together like a jig-saw puzzle and gluing them to a piece of 1/4 inch plywood backing cut to the shape of the final product. Once together, a final layer of finish is applied and the project is complete.
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This monthly Artisan Crafts feature showcases some of the best artisans that submit their work to dA, and to accompany their fantastic pieces are some Q&A with the artists to tell you all what they think of their work. This month we will be looking at the senior members who work with the Artisan Crafts! They help with projects like seniormentors and their own alongside what they do on their account. This is an appreciation for those folks who make the AC galleries fun and the people we look up to.
Tomazz is known around dA as the person who creates beautiful, delicious looking meals that we all wish we could make. He heads the group CulArt which introduces its members and watchers to other culinary artists around the site. His own artwork has inspired