My father, Robert J. Slaughter, shared his marvelous talent with me and helped me get started carving. My first carving was done after the accidental death of my brother, Stephen D. Slaughter, in August of 1987. I just picked up a piece of wood and started carving what I was feeling. This became the catalyst which enabled me to reach a state of acceptance and peace with his death. I named it "Beside the Still Waters." I will post a picture of it when I can.
Meanwhile, I continued to carve and improve my art. I especially love to carve the Madonna and Child and will attach some pictures of a few pieces as soon as I learn how!
I have sold all but three pieces of my work! It is so satisfying to know others value what you do!
Motifs, Gecko, Ice Drops, Alphabet, Doilies, Crosses, Pendants, Yoke, Necklace and Bracelet - Vera started the first "Magic Square" but she hadn't gone too far when she saw a mistake and had to cut it off. The next one started out better, but ran in...
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