Wood Sculptures Hand Painted
The Mountain Lion is made of Tupelo wood and is highly detailed with a muscular structure, using a wood burner. The sculpture is then hand-painted and sealed with Tung oil. The eyes are acrylic and hand-painted, as well.
John grew up in Southern California and started sculpting wildlife in the early 80s. His first love is creating wildlife and nature pieces and he works in the medium of wood and clay.
In 1993 he started working on projects for Disney.
John has done sculpting for resorts, wineries and casinos, along with many commissioned projects.
In 2018 he won First Place at the People’s Choice Awards for his “Gift Eagle” in the Del Mar Fair in San Diego, CA.