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Cool Reclaimed Art: Dead Trees Plus Paint

First Posted: 07/12/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:30 PM ET

Tree Art

The Green Gathering:

Tracy Melton, a nature buff and full time artist from Knoxville Tennessee, creates his Tree Ring Paintings using reclaimed wood from dead Elm trees. He cuts pieces ranging from 3 to 8 inches in diameter and approximately 2 to 3 inches thick, then sands down and clear coats each piece, finishing with colorful acrylic paint.

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