For his most recent illustrative marquetry art piece, Jeff Nelson chose a destination that was close to his home, studio and heart. Kaaterskill Clove and Kaaterskill Falls; legendary landmarks in the densely-wooded hills and ravines of the Eastern Catskills.
Scott Grove likes to capture a passion or theme and subtly incorporate it into the design so the piece will be more meaningful to the client. “I enjoy the challenge of the spiral, which is one of the more difficult patterns to create. In this case an interlocking spiral raised the bar and also captured the relationship theme I wanted to express. Contrasting the walnut burl fronts with a textured and patina silver-leafed case was also a perfect complement,”