Killer Whale Paddle (raised design)
click image for an enlargement of the paddle blade
Artist: Troy Roberts
Paddles may be ordered in various designs
The wooden paddles used to propel canoes are made of a variety of woods and are often decorated with carving or painting. Model paddles, as well as representations of paddles frequently appear in both two-dimensional and three-dimensional works of art.
People use paddles as flags and signals in some ceremonial contexts and the position and formation of paddles can communicate messages over a long distance across the water.
Gifts and offerings to supernatural entities of the undersea world are commonly offered from the blade of a paddle.
yellow or red cedar with carved in design - acrylic paint and varathane - all Canadian products -
|killer whale design / yellow cedar|
Measurements of finished piece (pictured)