And the award goes to


#1

My friend’s organisation has an annual poetry competition that spans several cities. San Antonio is hosting in a few weeks and she doesn’t have anything to hand to the winners. She needs something quick and cheap. Good thing she knows someone with a :glowforge:!

Using some Baltic Birch, MDF and a sheet of clear acrylic I start working.


Here are the awards with a Puritan Pine stain drying.


For the base I sandwiched MDF with two pieces of plywood stained with English Chestnut. Scored the Texas Star and with crystal clear Acrylic I cut out the Alamo to sit in front of the Plaque.


A completed award. The Alamo sits perfectly in front of the award title without obscuring it.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Xtk9sP7JAjom6kNR8
A short time lapse of the last three awards getting etched. No I did not miss spell the last one. Seems last year the person who did the awards miss spelled Haiku. They now want to make it a tradition.


#2

Cool! :grinning:


#3

Nice job!


#4

Well done! The acrylic Alamo is a really nice touch.


#5

Thank you. I felt that was my biggest contribution to the award. She wanted something that said “San Antonio”, despite the logo having it in lettering. I felt the ‘ghost’ imagery of an acrylic Alamo conveyed it best. Subtle, so it wouldn’t overpower the rest of the award.


#6

I love these awards! Cool fonts too.


#7

Very nice, Great use of imagery in the acrylic to convey a sense of presence.