20 November 2016

This is the third in a series of frames I'm making to hopefully represent Adam's childhood that I give to him as a present on his birthday. Jules Verne had a yacht named the Saint-Michel I that I thought best captured Adam's emerging adventureous and curious spirit. The constrasting coloration was achieved by applying a single coat of ebony stain which was then sanded off leaving the deep grain dark while restoring the top grain to the original color, and then applying a single coat of Early American stain. I painted a simple compass rose in the bottom left corner using silver enamel paint.

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