Lasered Borealis

As many of you know, I have been working on an Alaska themed series inspired by my recent trip. This is my latest piece. It measures 9"x17". It is a variation of the painted canvas idea that @shogun shared a few months back. As I was unhappy with the texture of the canvas, I painted up some dry erase board for this one.

I am really happy with this one and I hope you enjoy it.

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Woof! Definitely my favorite! :sunglasses: :+1:

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Thank you. It is so hit or miss no matter how hard you try to imagine the final result and plan it out. Where to place certain colors, how many coats and in what order. But it is fun and that’s what I bought my GF for.

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This is brilliant!

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Terrific! That is a nice piece there.

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That is awesome…

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Holy cow, I love this! I’ve tried to see the aurora in person (Iceland) but wasn’t lucky. One day!

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It’s awesome to see, I saw the Borealis when I was stationed at Minot AFB. It’s one of those events you will never forget

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This is truly stunning!

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Very cool! It really is hit or miss with colors unless you do a whole lot of masking and jigs, but I am almost always pleasantly surprised by the end result. That one is really beautiful.

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Excellent result!
Reminds me of the surprise of grinding a mineral for a jewelry setting (especially opal) where you don’t know the final glory until you polish it.
Many times it turns out even better than you image! :star_struck:

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OK…that is amazing!

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Beautiful outcome!

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@ovm.steve and @shogun, you are both trailblazing in a stunning new direction for lasering.
Congratulations! and thank you for sharing and inspiring us.

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Very cool looking. I grew up in an area where we often could see the northern lights. I haven’t seen them in person now in over 40 years.

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Great engrave. One of these days I’ll get a chance to see the lights in their full glory. Living at only about 38N latitude it is extraordinarily rare to even catch a glimpse.

Was surprised about 10 years ago with a far less impressive look coming out my front door in MD. Weird thing was that this snapshot is due east, not north. Folks much further south than me could probably see the lights.

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You created such a stunning effect!

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Wow, that’s a cool pic.

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The pic is blurry and not that impressive, but the surprise on walking out the front door and looking across my little field was really cool.

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No doubt.

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