Eta Carinae [Aug 2023] get a link to this artwork

box elder, pyrography, watercolor paint
[4½" diameter x 5½" high]
[ Artifact 202308D ]
 $ 110 
As I worked this piece of box elder wood, it reminded me of the Eta Carinae system and its surrounding nebula. So I went all in and embraced the resemblance. I love the natural discolorations in the wood contrasted with the more brilliant purples and pinks.