New Oceanic Wood Sculptures by Wood Sculptor Richard M. Howell, Oceanic Wood Carving Artist and Fisheries Consultant
Wood Sculptor Richard Morgan Howell. Gallery of Oceanic wood carvings and information on fishery consulting business.
This sculpture was completed by Lewis Gardiner to represent Maori pounamu jade art from New Zealand and was exhibited in two international jade festivals in Santa Barbara and Jade Cove, California USA, during May to September 2011.
There is a show called deadliest warrior where they test weapons and armor with fancy technology and science. They use ballistic gel which simulates the density and viscosity of human flesh. Here is a bullet piercing the gel and showing hydrostatic shock. They also use animal carcasses like sides of beef and torsos of pig which also simulate human tissue. Than they use weapons from the ancient and modern world of war on these items to see what they can do. This interests me but not Loo, so I…
Whakapakoko rākau (god stick)
The whakapakoko rākau or god stick had a pointed end so it could be stuck into the ground. It was used as a temporary shrine for an atua (deity) by tohunga ahurewa (priestly experts). Tohunga were often responsible for healing people, and sometimes used ...
1. A patiti or tomahawk used as a weapon, with carved bone handle. — 2. Patu onewa, a stone weapon. — Dominion Museum collection | NZETC
1. A patiti or tomahawk used as a weapon, with carved bone handle. 2. Patu onewa, a stone weapon. Dominion Museum collection