Kelly Etidloie
Kelly Etidloie

Kelly Etidloie

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Bird Preening with Chick Under Outspread Wings

14 x 24 x 12  cm.   

Kellypalik Etidloie (1966) is the son of the well-known Cape Dorset artists Etidloie, his father, a carver, and Kingmeata his mother, a graphic artist.  Since the 1980s Kelly has been using mainly power tools.  The grinder for roughing out the piece and the dremel for finishing and the details of his sculptures.  These power tools have replaced the axe and chisel.  Kelly does all the fine works of his wing details and musk ox hair with the dremel tool.  Sanding is done by hand, Kelly works with finer grit sandpaper for his polished look.

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